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CentrePiece Article
Widening Access to Grammar Schools: the Educational Impact in Northern Ireland
Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally
June 2007
Paper No' CEPCP229:
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CentrePiece 12 (1) Summer 2007

What are the overall effects on educational attainment of widening access to the more academic track? Research by Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally investigates using the 'natural experiment' of the grammar school system in Northern Ireland, which has survived long after its dismantlement in England.

This article summarises Educational Effects of Widening Access to the Academic Track: A Natural Experiment CEE Discussion Paper 85