Spot education's odd one out;Letter

12th February 1999 at 00:00
ONE of my Year 11 pupils showed me this from his textbook. "He brought back ... formal tests and examinations. He stopped 'project' work and he introduced a core curriculum in mathematics, science, a foreign language, history and geography. Those who wanted more had to pay fees."

To whom was this referring? Keith Joseph? Kenneth Baker? David Blunkett? No - Stalin.

John D Clare 25 Haslewood Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham

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