chapter  V
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EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY IN DIFFERENT DISTRICTS OF THE TOWN

But even the children on the new housing estates have not had such excellent examination results as those in Linthorpe, the most prosperous district. Results for the elementary school in Linthorpe, and for the private and preparatory schools there, are the best in the town, even exceeding those of the two most up-to-date schools on the housing estates. Although the children on the new estates have a better school environment, the fact that their social status is inferior to that of the Linthorpe children appears to have been decisive.