UK school leader is critical of state's role in education

10/1/2013 | Guardian (London), The

Tim Hands, head of Magdalen College school and new chairman of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference in the United Kingdom, suggested recently that the government has a stranglehold over education -- most notably with its focus on league tables in education. "The story of the last 50 years is, I suggest, the intrusion of government and the disappearance of the child. More radically put, it is the intrusion of the state, and the disappearance of love," he said.

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