Sonia Exley
Anyone with an interest in the English education system can’t have failed to notice a marked stepping up of school choice policy since the UK Coalition Government came to power in May 2010. Last week Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement included a promise of £600 million for the setting up of 100 new ‘Free Schools' in England. But are choice and diversity in education really what people want?

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Tags: British Social Attitudes, Children and young people, Coalition government, schools, education