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Schools are harming low-ability pupils' chances by teaching in sets

8 September 2017

Secondary school teacher and students

Dr Becky Taylor's new research reveals that schools are rejecting the chance to teach children in 'mixed-ability' classes, despite evidence that the alternative (pupils being put in ability sets or streams) will have a negative effect on some of their results. Read: TES, Schools Week, IOE website story