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Gove’s ‘progressive betrayal’ seems to be a private school phenomenon

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By @miss_mcinerney

The misconceptions of people who have never stepped into a state school are often quite alarming. “Were lots of people at your school pregnant?” I remember once being asked at university. “I expect it was very difficult to learn over the noise,” said another, as if people who don’t pay for schooling inevitably have foghorns for voices. The points were ridiculous and easily shrugged off. But silly statements about school life from the government are harder to ignore.

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