Oxford accepts highest number of state school students in 40 years

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Top universities Oxford and Cambridge are trying to shake off their elitist reputation and accept more students from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds.

About 59% of British students arriving at Oxford this year come from state-funded schools, the highest proportion in 40 years. The rest come from private, or independent, schools. [State schools in the U.K. are funded by taxpayer money, and would be called public schools in the U.S.]

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