Poverty, not schools, to blame for exam results gap

23 September 2014

Research from Professor Steve Strand, of the University of Oxford, says the pervasiveness of this attainment gap, across all types of schools, suggests that factors outside of the institutions’ control, rather than any school-related policy or classroom practice, lie behind it. Prof. Strand presented his research to BERA Conference on Tuesday 23rd September and received plenty of media coverage including pieces in The Guardian, Independent, Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph.

Read the article: BERA Press Releases