Left and right alike seem to have nodded through the half-baked utilitarianism and economism of much recent policy.
The recent case of an Orthodox Jewish school that went from Ofsted’s very highest ranking to its lowest within one inspection raises uncomfortable questions.
I agree, as Swartz wrote in 2008, that "there is no justice in following unjust laws", and the movement to protect the free internet from corporate and political interests is urgent.
As we download ever more of our lives on to electronic devices, are we destroying our own internal memory?
There is a crisis affecting the mental health of England's young people. As Children’s Mental Health Week gets underway, the government must put schools at the heart of mental health services.
In 2014, a black student applying to Oxford was half as likely to get in as a white student. Whose fault is this?
The Rhodes Must Fall campaign isn’t just about a statue – as much as it suits Rhodes' defenders to act like it is.
An SNP MP is condemning Westminster for leading the poorest students to graduate with the most debt – her party’s own policy.
Scrapping maintenance grants is part of a long process, warns Michael Chessum.
This is an assault on aspiration, an assault on opportunity, and an assault on those who want to get on in life.
Presenting the child for vaccination, the nurse invariably says, with puzzled face: “Where’s Mummy?” “Oh, that’s easy,” my husband wants to say. “It’s 2016."
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