The Economist on the success of the Pupil Premium: “A pricey education policy looks like money well spent”

by Stephen Tall on March 3, 2016

Embed from Getty Images I’ve said before that I think the Pupil Premium – £2.5 billion of extra money given to schools to support children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds — is one of the most progressive government policies (…)

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Review: ‘Bang!: A History of Britain in the 1980s’

by Stephen Tall on March 3, 2016

Bang!: A History of Britain in the 1980s by Graham Stewart The ’80s are suddenly back, at least for the Labour party which has regressed to them. I was two years old when they began, so I recall a fair (…)

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