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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…

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Missed opportunity

Mari Williams

Tony Crosland set out his vision for education in The Future of Socialism. “. . . all children can, if the society so decides, at least be given an equal chance of access to the best education. This chance does not exist in Britain, since the wealthier classes can purchase for their children the overwhelming…

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Tristram Hunt MP lecture

EEF, Broadway House, Council Chamber, SW1H 9NQ

The Fabian Society will be hosting the shadow secretary of state for education, Tristram Hunt MP in London on 23rd June 2014 at 2.30pm. Tristram will speak on Labour’s plan to improve educational attainment and school-to-work transitions for 14...

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2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission

£0.00

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Why Life Chances Matter

Alan Milburn, David Miliband MP, John Reid, Ruth Kelly, Yvette Cooper MP

£6.95