IOE - Faculty of Education and Society


Disadvantaged teenagers 'falling behind'

9 February 2017

School boy taking test

Research conducted by Dr John Jerrim reveals that bright but poor pupils lag behind their bright but better-off classmates by around two years and eight months in maths, science and reading. Read: The Times; BBC news; The Guardian; The Telegraph; Times Education Supplement; The Daily Mail; The Daily Express; The Sun; Huffington Post