'No evidence' grammar schools can promote social mobility, study suggests

Over 25 years ago, members of Congress saw statistics showing that U.S. people with college educations made more money, and they declared that college education should be a right. The solution was indicative of government - change student loans to being unlimited.Are young people all making more money? No, they are buried in debt, but schools that were once foundering are now doing quite well. An entirely industry built up around universities for under-achieving students with money. And on the other end, credentialism came into play. A bachelor's degree became what a high school diploma was. read more

'No evidence' grammar schools can promote social mobility, study suggests

Expanding the number of grammar schools is unlikely to promote social mobility by providing more opportunities for disadvantaged pupils, a new study published in Educational Review finds.

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Phys.org

'No evidence' grammar schools can promote social mobility, Sat 14 Jul 18 from ScienceDaily

Grammar schools do NOT work: There is 'no evidence' separating children promotes social mobility

The Durham University study claims a child's chance of getting to a grammar school depends on where they live and, the system does little to help those from disadvantaged backgrounds. ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

More Government Grammar Schools Don't Lead To Better Outcomes For Poor Kids

Over 25 years ago, members of Congress saw statistics showing that U.S. people with college educations made more money, and they declared that college education should be a right. The solution ...

Thu 19 Jul 18 from Science 2.0

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