Thursday, July 05, 2007

A comprehensive success

What do Evan Davies, The Miliband brothers and Zoe Heller have in common with me?

Intelligence? Not really - they are all extremely bright whereas I am ...(feel free to finish off the sentence).

Successful? They are all very successful in their own fields whereas I am ...

The answer is we all went to comprehensive schools.

Martin Wainwright's excellent piece for the Guardian's CiF website argues that we should not be ashamed to 'fly the comprehensive flag' and celebrate the fact that comprehensives work!

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