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Poor children in north falling behind before starting school, study shows

More than one third of impoverished five-year-olds were in the lowest performing group compared with one fifth of their peers. Stock image
Michael McHugh, Press Association
Poorer children are already behind in their studies by the time they start school, research in Northern Ireland showed. A third of five-year-olds growing up in poverty were in the lowest performing[...]

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