Poorer children fall behind in literacy and earn less in later life, study says

Poorer children who fall behind in reading at an early age earn around 20% an hour less in later life, according to a study commissioned by the Read On. Get On.campaign, which says poor-quality nursery provision is letting the most disadvantaged children down. Campaigners say the quality of private nurseries – which make up 75% of England’s provision – is too variable and weakest in the most disadvantaged areas. Read More