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Children in England plunged into abject poverty ‘steal food and tissues from schools’ | schools

A leading social mobility expert has warned that children whose families are plunged into “absolute poverty” are stealing essentials like food and tissues from their schools and some are missing lessons entirely because they cannot afford the bus fare. Children arrive at school in England hungry, tired and anxious, Elliott Major, Professor of Social Mobility …

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