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Widening Access to Grammar Schools: the Educational Impact in Northern Ireland


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.


Eric Maurin and Sandra McNally

June 2007     Paper Number CEPCP229

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