Monthly Archives: October 2014

Labour leadership: working out how to vote

Every time I’ve talked to a friend or a Labour member or supporter over the last couple of weeks, I’ve asked them who they thought would be the best choice for leader amongst the four people who are standing. People … Continue reading

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What really makes a difference in education

SAT originally stood for Scholastic Aptitude Test. But parsing the results by income suggests it’s also a Student Affluence Test. On average, students in 2014 in every income bracket outscored students in a lower bracket on every section of the … Continue reading

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