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Education, Structures and Advice – for Lucy Powell

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Education can’t stand still and neither should it. Political interference in education is well known and rightly condemned. The teaching profession has endured more intrusive meddling than any other profession – by politicians with no experience of teaching or of … Continue reading

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Social Selection in our Education System

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Breaking news today is that there’s evidence from the Sutton Trust that our education system is highly selective, with only 7.6% of those eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) attending the “highest achieving” 500 comprehensives and academies. http://www.suttontrust.com/news/news/top-comprehensives-are-more-socially-selective/ http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2013/jun/03/top-state-schools-socially-exclusive No … Continue reading

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