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Underachievement by white working class children is symptomatic of larger issues plaguing the UK education system

Underachievement by white working class children is symptomatic of larger issues plaguing the UK education system

From The London School of Economics 

In the UK, it is widely documented both in academic circles and in the popular press that white working-class children consistently do quite poorly at school.

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Birmingham City 3 Norwich City 0: Blues bounce back from derby defeat in style

By Kane Styles

After a frustrating defeat to Midlands rivals Wolves last Saturday, Blues responded perfectly with a clinical showing against Alex Neil’s Norwich.

Blues started on the front-foot, Maghoma wasn’t too far away from putting Blues ahead. 579 more words

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This Mom's Viral Post Captures Why C-Sections Are Not 'The Easy Way Out'

Imagine having to deliver your baby in one of the most traumatic ways possible—after 38 hours of labor and an emergency cesarean section, during which your child is pulled out of a hastily made incision in your abdomen in order to save his life. 525 more words

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Help Needed

~ IF YOU LOVE teh Binks, Godly religion, old holy places, and people in need, please help the amazing community of Norcian Benedictines after the recent Italian Earthquake. 26 more words

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Eating GLUTEN FREE and DAIRY FREE at Award-Winning Dominic Teague's Indigo Restaurant, One Aldwych Hotel, London...

Located on the Mezzanine level of luxury Hotel One Aldwych, Indigo is an interesting restaurant for any Coeliac. Their Executive Chef caused a storm earlier in the year by changing the Menu so it’s all GLUTEN FREE and DAIRY FREE and not telling any of the diners. 1,083 more words

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Here's a Look at Lena Dunham's Unretouched Lingerie Campaign

Remember back in March when Lena Dunham swore to never let anyone photoshop her body ever again? Back then, she penned a heartfelt essay on Lenny, writing she is “done with allowing images that retouch and reconfigure my face and body to be released into the world […] I bid farewell to an era when my body was fair game.” 226 more words

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