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Education Policy Institute – May 2020

The Education Policy Institute has published a series of policy recommendations for government, designed to prevent a significant widening of the disadvantage gap between poor children and the rest of the pupil population following the pandemic.

Prior to the outbreak of Covid-19, EPI research found that disadvantaged children are already on average one and a half years of learning behind other pupils by the time they take their GCSEs.

Ahead of the expected announcement on the reopening schools, the new paper calls on the government to set out a school “Catch Up Plan” to provide targeted pupil support.


Read the report here

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