Teachers have ‘subconscious’ bias against poor pupils, study claims

TES News – Poor children are less likely to be considered bright by their teachers, according to new research.  Even when youngsters from lower income families perform as well as their classmates on independent tests, they are still less likely to be judged as “above average”, it suggests.

Institute of Education – Able pupils from poorer homes ‘less likely to be judged above average’, new research suggests.

Millenium Cohort Study – The first five surveys of the Millennium Cohort Study  – at ages 9 months and 3, 5, 7 and 11 years – have built up a uniquely detailed portrait of the children of the new century.

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