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Does your family make you smarter? by James Flynn

Book Review by Roger Titcombe

James Flynn is an internationally respected, towering...

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John Bolt of the SEA writes:

 

Teresa May’s decision to re-open the issue of grammar...

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Headteachers’ role as the ‘key educator and leader of learning’ is seen as important but is ‘no longer the predominant activity,’ says a report...

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Posted on behalf of Trevor Fisher

Why are Westminster politicians so deeply resistant to evidence on educational issues? Expert opinion...

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Ever since Theresa May announced her policy of more grammar schools, I have been trying to work out the reasoning. Surely if it is not defeated...

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‘How to win the argument against grammar schools’.  Sam Freedman, former advisor to Michael Gove, gave an impassioned response at the ResearchEd...

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The Grammar Green Paper is called, without a trace of irony, Schools that work for everyone.  But its proposals are only likely to ‘work’, if...

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The PM’s said it; the education secretary’s said it; schools minister Nick Gibb’s said it; the DfE’s robotic spokesperson's said it:  ‘…there are...

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On Monday the outgoing chief Ofsted inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw said, “The notion that the poor stand to benefit from the return of grammar...

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I will address these issues in the reverse order that they appear in the...

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I want a meritocratic society, announced May, and we will achieve it by increasing the diversity of the schools system and allowing more...

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Prime Minister Theresa May has signalled that new grammars are needed to stop selection via house prices, according to the Daily Telegraph.

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I visited my MP's surgery to discuss problems with the grammar school system in Kent, but he told me he supports the government’s plan to build...

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In the autumn of 1973, an article by Milton Friedman appeared in the New York Times.  Entitled ‘Selling Schools like Groceries’, the piece was...

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Academies, so the Government says, are so necessary for school improvement that it wants all English schools to convert.   But the data for this...

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