Students, parents and teachers in Southampton are celebrating today's GCSE results following an increase in attainment
in the city.
Rita Hamad, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of California San Francisco, and colleagues linked census data on educational attainment
during childhood with outcomes in adulthood using data from the 1992 to 2012 waves of the Health and Retirement Study (30,853 participants) and data from the 1971 to 2012 waves of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (44,732 participants).
Deputy First Minister John Swinney confirmed the funding as the results of a Scotland-wide survey of more than 500 headteachers showed almost nine out of 10 had seen improvement in closing the poverty related gap in attainment
8 is average score across eight subjects taken at GCSE, which includes English and maths.
The schools was rated five out of five stars for attainment
, four stars for attainment
for all, five for progress and five for attendance.
8 is an average score across eight subjects taken atGCSE, which will include English, Maths and a range of other subjects - the higher the score, the better.
Clackmannanshire Council insists it is making progress in closing the povertyrelated attainment
gap in the county.
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North Lanarkshire Council has made a "positive start to closing the poverty-related attainment
gap", according to an Education Scotland inspection.
Ross Thomson North Lanarkshire is making good progress in improving learning, raising attainment
and narrowing the povertyrelated attainment
That being said, the difference of 18.3 percentage points in Birmingham is smaller than the average attainment
gap seen nationally.
To date, over 30 municipalities have adopted the attainment
goal and several local communities have made progress toward educational attainment
through cross-sector collaboration.