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Improving the schooling chances of New Zealand's poorest children: policy and community challenges

Over 40 years of studies in the sociology of education have show that while there aresome individuals who buck the trend, children from low socio-economic (SES) families tend to have significantly lower levels of school success in terms of academic achievement than children from middle and high SES families (Ball 2000).

Martin Thrupp's presentation to the CPAG AGM 2006 can be read below.

Improving the schooling chances of New Zealand's poorest children: policy and community challenges