The Benedict XVI Centre for Religion and Society is pleased to release its second Catholic Research Forum report.
The report marks a significant intervention into debates around faith schools and ethnic and socio-economic inclusion. In particular, it challenges widespread use of Free School Meals “eligibility” (a misnomer, as we demonstrate) data as a reliable indicator of schools’ social selectiveness.
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Free School Meals (FSM) data published by the Department for Education is an unreliable indicator of socio-economic deprivation among school children, a new report published today shows.