Primary Education News

18 Jun '14

News School days should be longer to help poorer students, suggests MPs

New report says swift action is needed to help poor white pupils and encourage good teachers to work in disadvantaged schoolsLonger school days could help boost the results of poorer children by giving them somewhere to do their homework, a cross-party group of MPs has suggested.The report by the Commons education select committee says new guidance is needed on how extended school days can help youngsters from disadvantaged communities. Continue reading...

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