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The NYTimes ran an article today by Ginia Bellefante titled “DeBlasio and Cuomo’s Tangled Narratives” that was, in itself, a tangled narrative. The article described the compromises DeBlasio has made with developers and charter schools while repeating the unsubstantiated allegations that he is anti-charter and rigid in his thinking… and they described Cuomo’s desire to support the “high-performing” Success Academy charters while noting that the head of those charters, Eva Moskowitz, was “marketing her tale of victimhood”… In both cases, the “reformers” message was dominant… which led me to make this comment: 273 more words
Inner London’s colleges are helping more disadvantaged students get to university than all its school sixth forms.
In 2010, Inner London’s 19 colleges and 16-19 schools helped more disadvantaged students to progress to university than all 81 of the area’s school sixth forms. 403 more words
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bright children are less likely to apply to top universities because they are worried about “not fitting in”.