Ulster's youth underperforms

27th May 2005 at 01:00
Too many youngsters in Northern Ireland are still leaving school without any qualifications, says a report by the Education and Training Inspectorate. Marion Matchett, chief inspector, said: "The gap between those achieving the highest and lowest levels of attainment is unacceptably wide, even while taking into account the circumstances occasioned by adverse social and other environmental factors."

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