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The British School Wars?


Recent education reforms, proposed and undertaken by the coalition government in Britain are aimed at shifting the provision of education from state agencies to providers that are presumably part of the so-called ‘big society’ [whatever that might mean]. But its not just conservatives who would like to see the state’s role changed from being a […]

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The Fault Lines


This post was motivated by Al-Jazeera’s documentary, Fault Lines: The Top 1%.  The facts and opinions in this chilling documentary, i.e. the rising inequalities in the United States and their social implications, are familiar by now. So nothing new there.  An added aspect though is a strong note on the function/role of ivy league schools […]

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