Michael Gove has centralised power without any kind of mediating local tier between schools and the government.
Just 28 per cent of free schools have reached their capacity for first year intake.
The education secretary responds to the NS debate on public schools.
Leading educationalists respond to the question of public schools.
Unlike the education secretary, Tristram Hunt has nothing to say on the dominance of the private schools.
Does a better social mix make these schools acceptable? The left has been silent on this issue for the past 40 years.
Why is the left silent on the public school question?
250 million school-age children worldwide can't read, write or do a basic maths sum. 130 million of these children are enrolled in school. So what's going wrong?
A politics-free period in schools could improve outcomes faster than any policy change.