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Deprivation and poor school attendance

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Last updated on 5 May 2017
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Why do disadvantaged pupils tend to have higher absence rates than their peers? This article looks at research published by the Sutton Trust, the IoE and the DfE. It also links to The Key's articles on engaging reluctant parents and absence rates for pupils eligible for free school meals (FSM).

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