Impoverished miss out

5th September 2003 at 01:00
Children from poorer families are excluded from fully participating in school life including field trips and music lessons, according to the Child Poverty Action Group. The group surveyed parents of 5 to 12-year-olds. One in five families said they were forced to send their children to school without an item of school clothing because they could not afford the full uniform.

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