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The research evidence around the Election's hot topic: immigration

Polling of UK citizens has shown that immigration is one of the top three issues facing the country. All the major political parties agree on a tightening of the immigration process, and media coverage of immigration is largely negative. But what does recent research say?

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Bad mood mums and dads? How this weekend's clock change affects life satisfaction

The clocks go forward this weekend but parents of young children are likely to experience a dip in life satisfaction, according to a new study of households in the UK and Germany

The damage of part-time working on school girls’ grades

The benefits of holding down a part-time job - gaining work skills and pocket money for those teenage essentials - whilst studying for GCSEs, might not be worth the potential damage to your grades.

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Using school resources effectively: what is the evidence base?

How have changes in spending in the classroom impacted on children’s test scores? What impact do increasing numbers of teaching assistants have on schools? What about teacher effectiveness?

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