Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Letting state pupils down

I've just read an article that shows up two things that are very wrong with our country right now.

    1) The large popular demand for Grammar schools is denied by all three of the main political parties ( many of them manned by public school educated career politicians ). What this shows is that our politics is broken. Taxpayers can't get the services they chose because the political class won't let them have them.

    2) The brightest pupils are let down in the state system ( they have just closed down Blair's program to help gifted pupils to hand the money back for socialist meritocracy in schools ). Of course the fast track to socialist equality has always been to hold everyone back and punish those who achieve - and this is what our state education system has started to do as it focuses on C grade GCSE passes, at the expense of the brightest state pupils and then the socialists have the nerve to complain about the poor progress of state pupils into the best Universities and careers.

Somehow we need to be free of the political classes strangle hold on whats available and how taxpayers money should be spent.


Mark Wadsworth said...

1. Vote UKIP.

2. "Letting down state pupils"

Man in a Shed said...

The problem is vote UKIP get Gordon Brown ( & Ed Balls, Harriet Harman, Ed Miliband etc etc ) ... Norman Tebbit put this well in his blog today.

I don't think the problem I'm talking about can be resolved by voting, but by activism and campaigning.