A progressive view of Grammar schools | edsacredprofane

I’m against the return of Grammar schools. I’ll say it up front no point beating about the bush.Firstly, I’ll address some of the arguments for the return to Grammar schools.
The no society arguments
The argument from the perspective of biological reductionism

This argument is proposed by Toby Young. His argument seems to be that although Grammar school’s did relatively little there are one, or two, brights on council estates who need to be saved.

“Why? Because everyone gains in a society when the most gifted are able to rise to the top. A brilliant child born on a council estate is…

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