Do grades still make the grade? 6

September 22, 2006

Stephen Gorard writes about "respecting the choice of those who reject higher education". Pupils I have worked with who come from poor and largely bookless homes will be intrigued by the notion that they made a "choice" about not going to university. Their life circumstances are such that going to university is seen as having as much relevance to their lives as going to the moon.

Ivor Morgan
Lincoln

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