Students who attended independent schools go on to obtain an average of 30% higher earnings than state school students, according to a study published in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society. When compared against like for like family background, the gap is reduced to an increase of 20% in earnings. Most of this gap came from the achievement of higher qualifications.
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