Damian Hinds’s plan to give £50m to expand the selective system smacks of Tory desperation
It’s a mystery. In what are undeniably challenging times for schools, education secretary Damian Hinds last week had headteachers eating out of his hand with a major speech addressing concerns about school inspections, funding and workload.
Barely seven days later, any political capital gained was squandered at a stroke with the news that, at a time of near-bankruptcy for some schools, £50m would be set aside for grammar school expansion.
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