Development fears over half of English five-year-olds
Nearly half of all children in England are not reaching what their teachers say is a good level of development by the age of five.
The figures, compiled by the government-funded Marmot Review, suggest that up to twice as many children fall behind in deprived areas as those living in more affluent boroughs.
The BBC's Dominic Hughes reports.
11 Feb 2011
- From the section England