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How to fix the elites

20 March 2024

5:41 AM

20 March 2024

5:41 AM

Few things get the British quite as worked up as private schools. To the left, they are factories of inequality that turn scions of privilege into the elite of tomorrow. To the right, they are an expression of parental choice and part of Britain’s schooling heritage. To ambitious mothers and fathers, they are a way to boost the professional and social chances of their offspring.

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