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Comment 27 by green and dying

Why would grammar schools be better than setting within comprehensive schools?

In pre-comprehensive days, they were better than the secondary modern schools because of preferential funding, better qualified, better paid staff and better equipment.

Teachers were also much better supported in maintaining discipline and learning then, although this was offset by large classes and a lack of books and equipment when compared to modern education.

Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:34:28 UTC | #924861