Equity and quality in education: supporting disadvantaged students and schools

The report outlines five recommendations for improving equity in education systems to help disadvantaged students:
¬ Eliminate grade retention (costly and inneffective)
¬ Avoid early tracking
¬ Manage school choice to avoid segregation
¬ Allocate funding according to student needs, and invest in early ages
¬ Encourage students to complete by improving the quality of secondary-level courses, including work-based training and making the different secondary pathways equivalent.
It proposes 5 additional recommendations that are related to boosting support for school directors and teachers.