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Disadvantaged population

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Excluded from social rights or from social life or whose situation is precarious
Source: EU commission (NRDC) 2011, Europe
(Disadvantaged students )Students who are socio-economically disadvantaged in comparison to their peers. On average, there is an academic performance gap between disadvantaged and advantaged students. Disadvantaged students can lack resources, such as books, computers, easy access to the Internet and help from parents, among others.
Source: OECD (Trends education) 2016

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