School pupils to study maths and English to 18 under Labour

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JIM CURRAN
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School pupils to study maths and English to 18 under Labour

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:27 pm

School pupils to study maths and English to 18 under Labour
Focus on core subjects to help 'forgotten 50%' of young people who do not go on to higher education

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/201 ... -18-labour

This is just too little too late. When will we ever learn, prevention and early intervention is the key, not forcing disaffected teenagers to stay on at school. There's an education bus and if you're not on that bus by the end of primary 3 you are unlikely ever to catch up.

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