By David and George Kynaston.
Does a better social mix make these schools acceptable? The left has been silent on this issue for the past 40 years.
By Michael Gove.
The education secretary responds to the NS debate on public schools.
By Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett.
Private schools instil their children with a sense of entitlement and confidence that is lacking among state-school pupils, argues Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett.
By Jonn Elledge.
Seven habits of highly unpopular people.
By Zoe Alsop.
In recent years the number of private schools catering to Chinese nationals has grown rapidly. A Chinese-owned chain offering a Canadian curriculum dominates, with more than 30 schools across the country.
By Harry Lambert.
Labour’s unclear opposition to academies could drag high-performing chains like ARK back under local bureaucracy.
By Melissa Benn.
Two publications ostensibly designed to provide reassurance and wisdom to parents of primary-age children and perhaps to tap in to the ever-growing “pushy parenting” market.
By Tristram Hunt.
The new Education Secretary should end the use of unqualified teachers and match Labour’s pledge to teach English and maths till 18.
By Tim Wigmore.
Schools are getting worse in Great Yarmouth, the second most likely seat for Ukip to gain their first MP next year.
By Frances Ryan.
Meritocracy – embodied in the grammar school system – is concerned with achieving equality between equals and permitting inequality between un-equals.
New Statesman leader.
All resources should be concentrated on ensuring that no child is denied the basic right to an education.