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ATL comment on the dice being loaded against poorer pupils going to grammar schools

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), comments on Education Datalab’s report on the percentage of poorer pupils going to grammar schools.

It cannot be right to label children failures at age 11 - ATL

How can a Government that says it cares about social justice be willing to label children failures at age 11? asks Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) general secretary, Dr Mary Bousted.

ATL comment on Education Select Committee report on the Government’s case for new grammar schools

Commenting on the Education Select Committee’s report on the Government’s case for creating new grammar schools, Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), said: “The Government has failed to provide evidence that more selection in schools will improve education for all children and not harm the majority.