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12th December 1997, 12:00am

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"We have too many four-year-olds in school and there is a growing body of evidence that we have got it badly wrong. Is there a link between poor literacy and forcing kids to start school too young?" Anonymous senior Labour figure, arguing at a Fabian Society seminar that children are sent to formal school too early.

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