October 16, 2013

When it's cool to be dumb, Ctd

Sian Griffiths wrote in the Sunday Times, 'The Lessons our Schools must Learn':

"Some of the worst miscreants come from white working-class families who failed at their own schools are passing on a contempt for education to their children."

Richard Cairns, head of the independent Brighton College said:

"The problem is not immigrants but white working-class kids in areas where there are relatively few jobs and their parents have not worked."

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