Quotes of the week

2nd March 2012 at 00:00

"Our child-protection policy means we ask that children under 16 are accompanied by an adult for their own safety." - Salford Community Leisure chief executive Stephen Hassall explains why two 13-year-old girls were told to leave Salford Museum

"Watching sports day, where they march around the track in perfect unison, was more akin to a communist regime than the most successful proponent of capitalism in Asia." - An anonymous teacher tells The Huffington Post that success in international league tables obscures the full story about Japanese schools.

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