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The Latter Day Elizabethan Britons, 1952-2002; Chapter Two

Chapter Two: A Social Revolution?

The main achievement of the first quarter century of Elizabeth II’s reign was to be found in the significant expansion of education across England and Wales, caused mainly by the post-war… 4,939 more words

Bad Artist #17, Appreciation

CARBON HAIKU #1

Carbon, oh carbon!

Though you’re the eight element

I like you the best.

CARBON HAIKU #2

Carbon, oh carbon!

You’re in every pencil, 53 more words

Humor

Information to Parents and a reply to concerns on Selection Tests 2014/15

The solution to the single test issue for grammar schools is as clear as it is simple: how defensible is the practice of using two tests to determine grammar school entry? 998 more words

Grammar Schools

Kathleen Sharp: Who Ripped Off Los Angeles for $1 Billion?

Journalist Kathleen Sharp summarizes the incredible iPad fiasco in Los Angeles in Salon. The article is called “Rotten to the Core.” Let’s face it: the gold rush is on, and tech companies will clean up. 1,182 more words

Accountability

Boris Johnson Mourns Loss of Grammar Schools

Boris Johnson has appeared to challenge Conservative education policy by criticising the “destruction of grammar schools”.

The Mayor of London urged Mr Cameron to reconsider the creation of new grammar schools because “social mobility has declined”. 40 more words

Education