Surely there is a strong case for capping student applications, not in arbitrary numerical terms, but on the basis of academic achievement at school?
These bodies will play an important role in holding this majority Government to account. What will Downing Street make of the results?
James Kanagasooriam’s recent analysis is powerful, but the suggested solutions are less sure. Simply offering what younger voters want won’t work.
The second writer in our mini-series says that creating more grammars is a distraction from change that matters.
We trail a mini-series on what might happen next amidst a sense of uncertainty about will follow the Gove reforms.
With gangs on our streets and knives in our schools, this is too big a societal issue to look at purely through the lens of our education system.
Plus: why John Bald is wrong to be critical on this site of the Education Select Committee’s report on school exclusions.
I hope that, one day, it is no longer just an autonomous region in Iraq, but gets the independence it deserves.
it is quite conceivable that the Left of the party, casting around for a leadership contest standard bearer, will decide that he fits the bill.
Ability, popularity with colleagues and specialist knowledge seem to have mattered more in these elections than intake or ideology.
Plus: The decline of books. Morgan sees off the cult of Mogg. Why I won’t fly RyanAir. And: As I reach a significant birthday, I mull writing my autobiography…
They already elect their chairmen and there will be fewer trips abroad – at least when the Commons is sitting. That means more scrutiny of what Ministers are up to.