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Grammars Help The Working Class

Study shows grammars benefit poor pupils | Uk News | News | Telegraph
The row over academic selection was reignited last night after a study concluded that more grammar schools would boost the results of working class pupils and raise education standards nationwide.
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The study by the London School of Economics which suggests children from working class backgrounds benefit from a grammar school education.

It shows that an expansion of grammars in Northern Ireland - the only country in the British Isles to retain a wholly selective system - has helped poor pupils as much as those from wealthy backgrounds.

The research also revealed the presence of selective education in the province has helped boost grades in comparison to England, and that it does not have a damaging effect on children "left behind" to attend comprehensives.....

Willets asked for the evidence, it seems to be coming in now....

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