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New Left Review I/11, September-October 1961

NLR Editorials

The Learning Revolution

it was the Taunton Commission of 1867, describing its own proposals for the three-tiered division of education, which commented: “It is obvious that these divisions correspond roughly, but by no means exactly, to the gradations of society”. Today, the correspondence is less exact, but it remains true that the education system both reflects and helps to perpetuate the existing class structure.

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