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Publication date: 10 May 2017 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | External authors: Allen, R, Bartley, J | JEL classification: I24 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 240 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Allen and Bartley use eleven plus test and appeals data obtained from a large local authority to explore how the process of admission to grammar schools produces such a strong social gradient in entry rates. Their article focuses on the disparities between eleven-plus and subsequent SATs scores by...