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Grammar Schools: schools that work for everyone? [Audio]

Grammar Schools: schools that work for everyone? [Audio]

Speaker(s): Dr Mary Bousted, Peter Hitchens, Melissa Benn, Mark Morrin, Harriet Sergeant | In response to the Government's May 2017 Schools White Paper, the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and Times Educational Supplement (TES) host "The Big General Election Grammar Schools Debate" on whether there is a place for grammar schools in the UK education system. Will they work for everyone, not just the privileged few? After an introduction from Professor Sandra McNally, Director of the Education and Skills Programme at CEP, the high profile panel will argue whether or not there is a way back for grammar schools in the UK, debating the motion "This house believes that a new government should open more grammar schools." Mary Bousted (@MaryBoustedATL) is general secretary of ATL (Association of Teachers and Lecturers). Peter Hitchens (@ClarkeMicah) is a journalist, author and broadcaster. Hitchens writes for The Mail on Sunday and is a former foreign correspondent in Moscow and Washingto

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