Adam wright

Adam Wright

Adam Wright is a senior education adviser who joins the Royal Society in January following four years at the National Union of Students. He completed his PhD at the University of Essex in 2013 on the implementation of schools policy under New Labour and writes on education reform and political ideologies.

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The grammar problem

Adam Wright

The return of grammar schools to the political agenda of the UK government should be a huge concern for progressives. What’s of even greater concern is how the Tory government has attempted to articulate the proposals within the discourse of social mobility. Labour has strongly criticised the proposals in Parliament. It is quite right to…