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What won't be in the Queen's Speech? - BBC News

What won't be in the Queen's Speech? - BBC News | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Tory manifesto promises could be in doubt after the election result, the BBC's Tom Bateman says.
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Grammar schools: back to the bad old days of inequality – podcast

Grammar schools: back to the bad old days of inequality – podcast | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Theresa May wants to bring back selective schools, but what about the kids who fail the 11-plus? A secondary modern pupil remembers the inept teachers, classroom riots and useless qualifications of the two-tier education system
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Private schools to save £522m in tax thanks to charitable status

Private schools to save £522m in tax thanks to charitable status | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Tax relief granted to 586 out of 1,038 private schools, including Eton College and Dulwich College
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Grammar schools, the DUP and the West Lothian question | Letters

Grammar schools, the DUP and the West Lothian question | Letters | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Letters: Will the Conservatives stick with the principle that MPs from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland should not vote on matters that affect only England?
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Justine Greening should ignore the bigots and give working people the grammar schools they want

Justine Greening should ignore the bigots and give working people the grammar schools they want | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Justine Greening, the Education Secretary, was absolutely right to say that new grammar schools should concentrate on recruiting children from poorer families.
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Schools face years of funding cuts if Tories win election, say thinktanks

Schools face years of funding cuts if Tories win election, say thinktanks | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
IFS says funding will fall by nearly 3% by 2021, with the Education Policy Institute thinktank drawing similar conclusions
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Britain is more divided than ever. Now Labour has a chance to unify it | John Harris

Britain is more divided than ever. Now Labour has a chance to unify it | John Harris | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Theresa May is still in No 10 – and the wounds of Brexit are still raw. But Corbyn can build on his party’s amazing breakthrough
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The legacy of hurt and division created by grammar schools | Letters

The legacy of hurt and division created by grammar schools | Letters | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Letters: Henry Phillips can remember the weather, the classroom and what the teacher wore the day his 11-plus results were announced. Readers give their memories of failing – and passing – the 11-plus
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Queen's speech: what the Tories' overhauled priorities may look like

Queen's speech: what the Tories' overhauled priorities may look like | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Party’s manifesto plans will change in wake of election, with possible shifts in stance on Brexit, grammar schools and social care
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I went to a grammar school – that doesn’t mean I have to support them | Michael Rosen

I went to a grammar school – that doesn’t mean I have to support them | Michael Rosen | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
The 11-plus system is riddled with problems, not least that it’s more about identity and social place than education
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Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority - BBC News

Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority - BBC News | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Theories abound about how Theresa May threw away her Commons majority in last week's general election - here are 10 of them.
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'The arrogance of the grammar school proposals in the Tory manifesto is a disgrace'

'The arrogance of the grammar school proposals in the Tory manifesto is a disgrace' | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
The lack of details about what the government will do to increase grammar schools is nothing short of disgraceful, argues one Westminster insider
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Why are black children missing from the grammar school debate?

Why are black children missing from the grammar school debate? | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Expanding grammar schools will only deepen racial inequalities in our society – and leave more black students behind
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Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority - BBC News

Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority - BBC News | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Theories abound about how Theresa May threw away her Commons majority in last week's general election - here are 10 of them.
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What is the Queen's speech and what date is it happening?

What is the Queen's speech and what date is it happening? | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
The Queen’s Speech - which lays out the laws that ministers want to pass in the coming year - is a major moment in the parliamentary diary.
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Why are black children missing from the grammar school debate?

Why are black children missing from the grammar school debate? | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Expanding grammar schools will only deepen racial inequalities in our society – and leave more black students behind
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'If this election result means one thing for education, it's that plans for new grammar schools are dead'

'If this election result means one thing for education, it's that plans for new grammar schools are dead' | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Similarly, the hung parliament is likely to sound the death knell for the new National Funding Formula
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Pity our children – they’re being turned into grammar robots at school | Gaby Hinsliff

Pity our children – they’re being turned into grammar robots at school | Gaby Hinsliff | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
From adverbials to digraphs, the damage done by the government’s imposition of grammatical techniques is now there for all to see
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Queen's Speech is DELAYED as May tears up her manifesto for DUP deal

Queen's Speech is DELAYED as May tears up her manifesto for DUP deal | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Damian Green, installed as First Secretary of State in a reshuffle that demonstrated the Prime Minister's weakness last night, said there was 'complete unanimity' for Mrs May to continue.
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What won't be in the Queen's Speech? - BBC News

What won't be in the Queen's Speech? - BBC News | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Tory manifesto promises could be in doubt after the election result, the BBC's Tom Bateman says.
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The 11-plus can 'never be tutor-proof', major grammar school exam board admits

The 11-plus can 'never be tutor-proof', major grammar school exam board admits | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
The 11-plus can “never be tutor-proof”, a major grammar school exam board has admitted, as one of the last remaining selective counties announced it was abandoning its five-year experiment with tests designed to be immune from coaching.
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Two more weeks and Labour would have been in power, says McDonnell

Two more weeks and Labour would have been in power, says McDonnell | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Labour intends to push for the adoption of its popular manifesto policies in parliament, says John McDonnell
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Tory plans for new grammar schools to be halted after election failure, senior MP says

Tory plans for new grammar schools to be halted after election failure, senior MP says | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Theresa May’s plan to open new grammar schools across the UK is unlikely to be implemented after she failed to secure a parliamentary majority, a senior Conservative backbencher has suggested. Graham Brady, who chairs the influential 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers and is a prominent campaigner for more grammar schools, said his party could be forced to settle for introducing a “rather modest pilot” in place of its manifesto pledge to “lift the ban on the establishment of selective schools”.
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Here are 10 good reasons to dread five more years of May | Polly Toynbee

Here are 10 good reasons to dread five more years of May | Polly Toynbee | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
The harsh light of the election campaign has shown up her hollowness – and inability to respond to heartbreak
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What happens to grammar schools in a minority Conservative government?

What happens to grammar schools in a minority Conservative government? | British civilisation, Education in England | Scoop.it
Can the Conservatives still push through their plan for new grammar schools now they are a minority government? Editor Laura McInerney explains what we know so
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