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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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Migration and Overcrowding

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The politics of education can seem tedious and frustrating, but it’s unavoidable and worthy of attention by anyone who cares about the bigger picture beyond their own immediate circumstances. Does it matter where children go to school? Does the size … Continue reading

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