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A sink school is a school that is noted for its underachievement.

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The reported causes for the emergence of sink schools vary. It includes admission codes wherein some schools get a privileged access to the most gifted potential students, [1] funding inadequacies, [2] or unsuitable curriculum. [3]

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References

  1. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/new-admissions-code-will-create-sink-schools-2290153.html
  2. Potts, Patricia (1995). Equality and Diversity in Education. p. 27.
  3. Smith, Emma (2012). Key Issues in Education and Social Justice. p. 41.