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Selection by ability is fairer than by house price


Damian Hinds’s grammar school expansion announcement last week provoked predictable outrage from the Left. Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner went so far as to claim that grammar schools damage social mobility. In an article for the Yorkshire Post, published yesterday, Chris McGovern explains why this is palpably wrong, and why we actually need hundreds more grammar schools in deprived areas.

You can read it here.

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Chris McGovern
Chris McGovern
Chris McGovern is the Chairman of the Campaign for Real Education. A retired head teacher with 35 years’ teaching experience, Chris is a former advisor to the Policy Unit at 10 Downing Street under two Prime Ministers.

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