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Subject to Background: What promotes better achievement by bright but disadvantaged students?

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Written by Pam Sammons, Katalin Toth, and Kathy Sylva, this report looks at children’s education careers by drawing on data from a sample of more than 3,000 young people who have been tracked through school since the age of three. In particular, this research identified a group of disadvantaged children, establishing what predicted their academic success at the age of 11 and following them up to age 18. The findings reveal that bright but disadvantaged children are considerably less likely ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
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Publisher:
The Sutton Trust Publisher's website
Publication date:
2015-03-07
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uuid:4d2786e8-c54b-4431-a91a-4cf5b5f77ce3
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605211
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pubs:605211

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