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Speech recognition technology is not a solution for poor readers

About one in five people is considered to be low literate or illiterate, unable to read or write simple statements. Low literacy can be due to reading impairments such as dyslexia or little or no reading practice. For developing ...

The impact of families on social mobility

Young people whose families support them financially are not only more likely to remain dependent on their parents, but also become less ambitious new research has shown.

How class and social capital affect university students

There's a great deal of comfort to be had in the idea that success at university is primarily or exclusively the result of a student's hard work. All that's needed is for students to do their best and fairness will prevail. ...

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