Sutton Trust’s £125m plan to target poorest pupils

The gap between the poorest pupils and their better-off peers in struggling schools in England is wider than in other schools, research suggests. White British pupils “seemed to pose the biggest challenge”, the study says.

The Sutton Trust is launching an Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) targeting this group of children, using £125m of government money and income from other sources.

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