Underachievement in schools /
An analysis of how recent research and theory about underachievement and disadvantage in schools can be applied in practice.
London ; New York :
|Series:||School concerns series.
- 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.