Statement from Education Minister on ‘A Fair Start’ report

Date published: 01 June 2021

Education Minister Peter Weir has made a statement to the Northern Ireland Assembly following the publication of ‘A Fair Start’ report and action plan.

Fair start report

An Expert Panel launched the report today which examines the links between persistent educational underachievement and socio-economic background.

A copy of the Minister’s statement is available here:  Education Minister’s statement

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