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Are grammar schools fair?

September 8th, 2016

Episode 1183 of 1273 episodes

Theresa May has defended plans for new or expanded grammar schools in England. Laura McInerney, the editor of Schools Week, and Sean Worth, from Policy Exchange and former head of the Conservative Party's Policy Unit, discuss whether grammar schools give bright children from poor backgrounds a fair chance. (Image: school children. Credit: BBC.)