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Socio-Economic Differences In Total Education Spending In England

This research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found that children from poor backgrounds in England now have more spent on their education than those from better-off families, in what experts called a “remarkable shift” that has closed the long-term gap in government spending.

The research found that, since the start of the millennium, government policies and changing attitudes have transformed how much children from different social classes receive in state spending on their formal education, from primary school through to university. 

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