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Education and Equality Part 2.

In Part 1 of this article my conclusion was that comprehensive schools had hurt social mobility because middle-class parents were deserting state education and sending their kids into some form of private education. I didn’t want to give the impression that’s all well in our comprehensive schools, it’s just that there may be reasons other [...]

Education and Equality Part 1.

There are problems in our education system. Social mobility has been hurt by the ending of grammar schools. More top jobs are filled by public school kids than ever before. Kids leave school without being able to read and write and having poor arithmetic skills. European immigrants are preferred by employers to British kids. Teachers [...]