With grammars and universal school meals, both main parties have decided to answer policy questions no one is asking.
Left and right alike seem to have nodded through the half-baked utilitarianism and economism of much recent policy.
The government is a micromanaging, stingy boss to England's state educators, argues teacher Jun Bo Chan.
No, it's not about social mobility. There are three reasons the Conservatives back selective education.
If Labour can't stop a policy as unfair and regressive as selective education, what is it for?
Theresa May's anti-immigration policies will have a big impact - and no-one is talking about it.
The President is not angry that Berkeley does not allow free speech. He’s terrified because it does.
The schoolboy on escaping persecution and his new life at an independent school in Edinburgh.
How the “hippie tycoon” Dale Vince – a pioneer of renewable energy – plans to turn football and our motorways green.
Schools are now required to collect data on their pupils’ places of birth – but the government still hasn’t explained what for.
As a young woman, I feel dismissed and forgotten by a government with a lukewarm approach to tackling sex crime in schools.
Twenty years ago, Labour won a landslide on a tide of optimism. Where did it all go wrong?
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