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General Election 2015: David Cameron’s schools soundbites won’t work

The Prime Minister's new proposals are eye catching but impossible to implement

By Laura McInerney  

Tory and Ukip voters tend to back the idea of grammar schools ©Yui Moki/PA Wire/Press Association Images

David Cameron has set out his education stall today and what he’s selling is soundbites. Big, juicy, quite good sounding ones, but people in education will be tearing their hair out over their truthfulness.

A “war on mediocrity”—which Cameron is promising—is a great phrase. Who wants their child’s life to be…

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