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State education in this country is so poor that it amounts to a betrayal of our children. It's child abuse

The following is a guest post by the Rev Dr Peter Mullen, Hon. Chaplain of The Freedom Association.

The government has promised £50miilion to support the expansion of grammar schools. It’s small change when compared with the money we pay the EU each week. But, credit where it’s due, it’s a start

Naturally the socialists who run state education are against it.  The teachers’ unions have accused the government of pursuing an “elitist policy” during a funding crisis. Nick Brook, deputy general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), said: “The government cannot point to a single piece of evidence that shows strong educational benefit of this misguided policy. While it may benefit a small minority, it will not close the gap between rich and poor pupils and if anything will increase the divide.”

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