Why communication need no longer be the main focus for language learners.
Almost half of English schools districts will soon have too few places for pupils. But free schools continue to open in areas with a surplus.
By abolishing AS-levels, the government risks making university education the preserve of a rich elite.
The Education Secretary's flagship policy has failed to improve standards or reduce educational inequality.
What about parents with children at different schools? Gove and Twigg should recognise the need for local co-ordination.
The education department cannot be expected to oversee more than 3,000 schools. We need local commissioners to act as champions for standards.
Too often founded where they are not needed, the schools are unaccountable to the public and perpetuate the inequalities they are meant to eradicate.
Instead of playing to the gallery, the Education Secretary needs to learn from what works.
Web-only extracts from Jason Cowley's interview with Eton headmaster Tony Little.
New Statesman editor Jason Cowley speaks to Anthony Little, headmaster of Eton College, about the role of public schools, the new crop of Etonians ruling public life and Gove's education reforms.