Social class of school a key factor in third level attendance

“The social class of a school is a greater determinant of whether a Leaving Cert student will go to college than his or her family background, a study has revealed. The ESRI (Economic and Social Research Institute) report highlights the importance of creating ‘a culture of high expectations’ in all schools, as well as a ‘whole-school approach to guidance’ …” (more)

[Joe Humphreys, Irish Times, 12 August]

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