Educational opportunities are more dependent on social background than ethnicity

Does Germany’s education system discriminate against children and young people with a migrant background? What obstacles do they face in reality? Are there differences between groups from different backgrounds? A new anthology co-edited by Christian Hunkler of the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy provides an overview of the current state of research in this field. It suggests that a child’s social origin has a greater impact on their educational opportunities than foreign origin. —> Read More