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disadvantaged

adjective burdened, deprived, handicapped, impeded, prejudiced, retarded, weakened
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School standards minister Nick Gibb said: "The attainment gap between the most disadvantaged pupils and their peers has narrowed by 10% since 2011.
It shows that high-attaining advantaged pupils tend to choose the best course for them given their abilities, but almost 3,000 disadvantaged, high-achieving students - or 1,000 per year - have their grades under-predicted.
The findings also show that disadvantaged secondary-age pupils in the Isle of Wight are around 28.
The results of the study showed that advertisements from disadvantaged neighborhoods received approximately 16% fewer responses than did those from advantaged neighborhoods.
They found higher risks of persistent social exclusion for older people with poor educational attainment, older people living in the most disadvantaged areas, older people who have less engagement in employment since finishing fulltime education, and older people with caring responsibilities, or who have a disability themselves.
4 billion on previously disadvantaged Namibian suppliers out of a total N$2.
Health education of disadvantaged families would also be an important part of weeklong activities.
In the process, however, the proposals would weaken equity provisions in the law designed to ensure historically disadvantaged students get a fair shot at a good education.
Data published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (Hesa) shows that at 23 UK universities 5% or less of their intake in 2008-9 was made up of pupils from "low participation" or disadvantaged neighbourhoods.
In the United States, one of the most important public policy issues is how to improve the life prospects of disadvantaged youth who, in their formative years, face low-quality school systems, poor access to health care, and high crime environments.
Community College of Allegheny County was recently awarded a $233,445 grant for the second year in a row by Health Resources and Services Administration Scholarships for Disadvantaged Nursing Students.
And concentrations of disadvantaged generated by the housing market in turn impact on those who live there for a number of reasons.