Regenerating communities: The role of extended schools

12th November 2006.

Education is right at the top of the Government’s agenda. While improvements in attainment levels are beginning to show, the level of educational underachievement in the UK is still higher than most other
country’s in the industrial world. An abundance of research and literature demonstrates that poor schooling has a negative effect on society in social and economic terms and also that poorer areas have poorer educational results.