Lack of interest

13th July 2007 at 01:00
Few parents attend school sessions intended to highlight the difficulties of their children's transition from primary to secondary school. The former Department for Education and Skills launched a series of pilot sessions in nine authorities nationwide. However, overall attendance was low, averaging 15 parents in primary schools and 32 in secondaries. Teachers doubted whether the sessions appealed to hard-to-reach families.

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