The Sutton Trust's latest report into education mobility, an indicator of future social mobility, has found that children's levels of achievement are more closely linked to their parents' background in England than in many other developed nations.
A new study, published this week by the Institute of Fiscal Studies, concludes that young children’s cognitive or social and emotional development does not appear to be significantly affected by the formal marital status of their parents.
Sir Michael Rutter delivered the second Neville Butler Memorial Lecture, about the power and potential of longitudinal research, at the Institute of Education, London, on 31 March.
A report which makes extensive use of CLS data was published at the end of March by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education