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Mansfeld, Iain – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2019
Most previous research on grammar schools has focused narrowly on eligibility for Free School Meals as a measure of disadvantage. But with 45% of pupils at grammar schools coming from families with below median incomes, a broader consideration of the impact of grammar schools on social mobility is necessary. The evidence suggests that grammar…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Higher Education, Selective Admission, Disadvantaged Youth
Hillman, Nick – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2018
Despite the many plaudits it has won, the new student funding regime in Wales deserves close scrutiny, including in England as the Augar Review of Post-18 Education and Funding enters its final phase. This paper looks at the new system, particularly in relation to full-time students. The figures provided are generally for Welsh-domiciled students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Higher Education, Educational Finance
Usher, Alex; Burroughs, Robert – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2018
This Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) report focuses on international higher education financing, discussing the concept of 'targeted free tuition' -- the idea that, while tuition fees backed by income-contingent loans can improve access, they still do not do enough to help people from the very poorest households, who are typically the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tuition, Undergraduate Students, Public Colleges