independent.co.uk
Mediocre children from rich families earn more than talented poor children
Lower-achieving pupils from rich families earn more than talented poorer children, the Education Secretary has admitted. Justine Greening was speaking at a conference on social mobility, which she described as a “cold, hard, economic imperative” for the country. Ms Greening drew on her experience growing up in Rotherham as she outlined the challenges faced by poorer families.

In other news: water is wet

fortune.com
McDonald’s Says its Wage Hikes Are Improving Service
Turnover is down, and customer service scores are up, company says.

So McD’s increases employee wages 10% and the move leads to massive unemployment, forces restaurants to close, & bankrupts the company the first sales gains in over two years for the chain!

Almost like treating your employees like human beings mean they treat their customers better and the customers notice or something.

Hmm.