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Reader’s Comment: Decline of grammars has led to selection by wallet


In response Kathy Gyngell: Opponents of grammars are obsessed with levelling down, WFC wrote:

We replaced a system which (imperfectly, but improving) selected by innate ability, with a system that selects by parental income.

Then we wonder why those born in 1958 – the last group to enjoy selective education – formed the high point of social mobility.

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