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Educational attainment in poor comprehenders.

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To date, only one study has investigated educational attainment in poor (reading) comprehenders, providing evidence of poor performance on national UK school tests at age 11 years relative to peers (Cain and Oakhill, 2006). In the present study, we adopted a longitudinal approach, tracking attainment on such tests from 11 years to the end of compulsory schooling in the UK (age 16 years). We aimed to investigate the proposal that educational weaknesses (defined as poor performance on national ...

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10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00445

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Ricketts, J More by this author
Sperring, R More by this author
Publisher:
Frontiers Research Foundation
Journal:
Frontiers in psychology
Volume:
5
Issue:
MAY
Pages:
445
Publication date:
2014
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EISSN:
1664-1078
ISSN:
1664-1078
URN:
uuid:ff763b86-6b68-4a87-802f-effc1ac02679
Source identifiers:
470563
Local pid:
pubs:470563

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