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Thoughts about education - a new row

For those in Britain or America looking for a new and successful approach to educating children that is actually a 19th century British approach, you could go here, and see what you think.

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"The row over academic selection was reignited last night after a study concluded that more grammar schools would boost the results of working class pupils and raise education standards nationwide.

The controversy is likely to be stoked further today, with the publication of a study by the London School of Economics which suggests children from working class backgrounds benefit from a grammar school education.

It shows that an expansion of grammars in Northern Ireland - the only country in the British Isles to retain a wholly selective system - has helped poor pupils as much as those from wealthy backgrounds."


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