News briefing: Successful schools ‘biased against poorer pupils’
Wednesday 3 August 2016 8:59 AM
School types: All · School phases: All
The most successful schools are the least likely to admit disadvantaged pupils, even when they live nearby, new research suggests. Secondary converter academies and primary free schools also take a lower share of poor pupils. Some think a universal admissions system for schools would be fairer.
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