Quote of the week

3rd March 2000 at 00:00
'It has always been a gross insult to people from less well-off homes to suggest that they don't have any brains. The truth is that children from all backgrounds can do wll, provided they are taught properly.' Nick Seaton, chairman of the Campaign for Real Education, on evidence that poverty is not to blame for pupils failing.

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