Why are London schools so good? Politicians have been looking in the wrong place for the answers…

by Stephen Tall on June 23, 2014

Today saw the publication of an important report,¬†Lessons from London schools for attainment gaps and social mobility. Commissioned by Alan Milburn’s independent¬†Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, it’s the work of academics at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and Institute (…)

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Liberal Hero of the Week #70: Lord (Alex) Carlile

by Stephen Tall on June 23, 2014

Liberal Hero of the Week (and occasional Villains) is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum.  Lord (Alex) Carlile Lib Dem peer Reason: For proposing that children who have committed minor crimes, but have stopped breaking the law, should have their record cleared when they turn 18. Lord […]