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The bell does not dismiss you – the whole culture dismisses you. David Davies/PA

There is no quick fix for white working class underachievement

Last week a report from the Education Select Committee called new attention to an old problem: white working-class children consistently do especially badly at school. In response to a persistent cycle…
Whose aspiration? Chris Devers/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Current notions of success do little for white working class

The underachievement of white working-class schoolchildren in the UK continues to be a subject of contentious debate. It is well-documented that white working-class pupils do less well and suffer low social…

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