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Underachievement is about more than attitudes

Garth George’s recent opinion piece ‘Lets not leave any child behind’ (20 November) raised a number of problems the incoming government will face in education. The most important one will be deciding where to focus its efforts in trying to address the so-called ‘long tail’ of underachievement amongst New Zealand children and youth.

Read Martin Thrupp's response here: Underachievement is about more than attitudes