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Failing before school: the gap between children in high and low income families has led to a dangerous disadvantage with those in poorer families more likely to suffer from serious social and emotional problems

By Yvonne Kelly

Abstract

The clear links between early child development and later adult outcomes do not bode well for children of the poorest families, who, as new research has shown, are much more likely to exhibit clinically relevant social and emotional problems than their wealthier peers, writes Yvonne Kelly

Topics: HC Economic History and Conditions, HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform, L Education (General)
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:37976
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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