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Never mind ‘tax raids’, Labour – just abolish private education | Owen Jones

As drivers of inequality, private schools are at the heart of Britain’s problems. Labour must be bold and radical on thisThe British class system is an organised racket. It concentrates wealth and power in the hands of the few, while 14 million Britons…

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Ofsted plan to inspect ‘cultural capital’ in schools attacked as elitist

The inspectors’ new catchphrase shows ‘white, middle-class paternalism’ that will alienate many students, critics say A two-word term, invented in the 1970s by a French sociologist heavily influenced by Karl Marx, makes an unlikely entrance in Ofsted’s…