Quote of the week

7th July 2000 at 01:00
'Individual success stories can seem like points of light in the gloomy scene of a state education system where bad schools are still tolerated, parents have little choice, standards are stagnant, teache morale is at an all time low, headteachers are powerless, discipline has broken down, waste is widespread and bureaucracy is rampant....'

William Hague on his agenda to set schools free

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