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Sunday, 20 May 2012

School records 'too crude for super-diverse UK '

Schools should keep detailed records of the languages spoken by ethnic minority pupils, according to a report.
Researchers from London Metropolitan University say simply to record pupils' ethnicity is too imprecise a measure as Britain becomes more diverse.
The study is the first analysis of the achievements of linguistic minorities in English schools. The government said it was developing new ethnicity standards that would help schools collect detailed information.
BBC news

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