Our country faces an epidemic of educational poverty – this is what the Government must do to close the attainment gap

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Our country faces a potential epidemic of educational poverty. The UCL Institute of Education published a paper in June suggesting that approximately 2.3 million children did no schoolwork at home, or less than an hour a day, during the lockdown. Another study by the NFER found that 40 per cent of pupils were not in regular contact with their teachers.

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