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Social mobility in rural English counties is being held back by an outdated and unfair method of funding councils, according to a new report.
The education secretary will today launch a multi-million pound programme to boost social mobility and raise aspirations for children in the North East.
Government budget cuts are forcing many schools to rely more heavily on financial contributions from parents, a charity focusing on social mobility finds.
A new inquiry on social mobility in rural areas has been launched in a bid to determine what opportunities are available to young people in counties.
Access to high performing schools has become more ‘geographically unequal’ despite emphasis on improving schools outside of London, report finds.
A report into social mobility ‘debunks’ assumption that a simple north-south divide exists and argues chances of success are closely bound to where you live.
Two decades of Government efforts to improve social mobility have failed to reduce the gap between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots’, report reveals.