Unnatural selection

Tough, Sarah
November 2007
Public Private Finance;Nov2007 Supplement, p14
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The article examines the impact of overt selection of schools on student performance in Great Britain. It notes that overt selection exists in 36 of England's 150 local authorities, in form of 164 grammar schools. A research shows that grammar school students appear to have better qualifications. It also shows that counties that segregate pupils by ability do not achieve higher average results.


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