This will be of interest to SELMAS members working on social justice issues in our schools. Cross posted from this site
RESPECTING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE | Learning from the past, redesigning the future
Discussions about our education system all too often focus on the largest, most visible components of that system: the attainment of young people in mainstream schools. While debates about educational equity are at the forefront of current policy discourse, with the Pupil Premium explicitly targeting the gap between the attainment of young people receiving Free School Meals (FSM) and their peers, these discussions, too, are framed in terms of the relative performance of young people in mainstream schools.Read more…….