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GCSE textbook withdrawn and to be rewritten.

GCSE textbook withdrawn and to be rewritten.

A GCSE textbook will be rewritten after more offensive statements came to light – including the claim that working-class children often lack the right “attitudes” to succeed in education.

The sociology textbook – which was taken off the market last week after it faced backlash for a “racist” description of Caribbean fathers being “largely absent” – has received even more criticism.

 

The resource, which has been criticised for reinforcing stereotypes, includes a claim that wives from sub-Saharan Africa are replaced if they cannot have children, according to reports by the HuffPost.

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