Melissa Benn: Do free schools advantage the middle class?
Watch a clutch of regional and national TV reports of some of the new ‘free schools’ and it is striking how often they appear to show well-off white children excitedly enjoying their first days at school. Click on the websites of many of the new ventures and they will, almost invariably, prominently feature a black or ethnic minority child on ... read more and comment →
Latest comment by Roger Titcombe: "Public support will not be increased by news of the latest Free School in trouble. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-25059495 This is from the BBC News website concerning Discovery New School in Crawley. "Schools Minister Lord Nash has written to the school's governors, saying the government will ......"Comment + Debate