Underachievement in schools /

An analysis of how recent research and theory about underachievement and disadvantage in schools can be applied in practice.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: West, Anne, 1956-
Other Authors: Pennell, Hazel, 1948-
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2003.
Series:School concerns series.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Facets of underachievement; What is underachievement?; Social background and achievement; Gender and achievement; Ethnic background and achievement; Other factors and achievement; Policy, practice, and solutions?; School structures and achievement; School-effectiveness research and achievement; Government policy and raising achievement; Schools raising attainment case studies; Discussion and policy implications; APPENDICES; The school system in the UK.