‘For the few, not the many’ still drives Scotland’s schools system | Kevin McKenna

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‘For the few, not the many’ still drives Scotland’s schools system | Kevin McKenna

Performance data reveals how much the country still suffers from educational gerrymanderingIn Scotland, the new middle-class rites of spring are upon us. They may not yet carry the resonance of Glyndebourne, Henley or Royal Ascot but the social and economic implications for thousands of families are quite profound. This is when Scotland’s state school league tables are published and when families begin to inspect university prospectuses and neighbourhood maths tutors start browsing the BMW and Mercedes catalogues.Actually, to describe the…

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‘For the few, not the many’ still drives Scotland’s schools system | Kevin McKenna