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Education, social justice and social mobility
Education, social justice and social mobility

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Education & Social Mobility

EPI report argues that, very far from increasing social mobility, grammar schools will hit poorest hardest.
#MindTheGap

http://news.sky.com/story/study-challenges-theresa-mays-grammar-schools-plan-10589053
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Education & Social Mobility

Mystery of why children from immigrant families are more likely to enter UK higher education.

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/sep/15/children-immigrants-higher-education-england-oecd-study
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Education & Social Justice

Guardian live debate just started (to be archived later) on whether grammar schools should be scrapped.
#MindTheGap

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/live/2016/sep/15/should-grammar-schools-be-scrapped-join-our-debate-12-2pm-bst
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Education and Social Justice

Pilot UCAS trial to reduce racial bias in UCAS applications.

https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/universities-use-name-blind-admissions-combat-racial-bias
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Education & Social Mobility

"Grammar schools entrench, rather than disrupt or disperse, privilege."
#MindTheGap

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/sep/06/grammar-schools-social-mobility-theresa-may-early-years
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Ofsted head warns that a return to grammar schools will reverse improvements in social mobility.
#MindTheGap

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/sep/05/michael-wilshaw-ofsted-chief-grammar-schools-theresa-may-poorer-children
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Report shows that, for a career in banking, a privileged background trumps a first-class degree from an elite university.
#MindTheGap

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/sep/01/top-graduates-missing-out-on-banking-jobs-for-lacking-polish

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Helpful resource page from the #EqualityTrust linking social mobility, income and eduction.
#MIndTheGap

https://www.equalitytrust.org.uk/social-mobility-and-education
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Education & Social Mobility

Wider access to education since the war has done little to improve social mobility.

#mindthegap
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/mar/12/uk-education-reforms-not-helped-social-mobility

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