Tag Archive: Equality

An interesting take on taxing private schools

September 6, 2019 3:06 pm
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Private schools should be taxed progressively for anything they charge per head over and above the average expenditure per pupil in state schools. In other words, there would be no taxes for schools that charged the same amount as state schools, small taxes for schools that charged a small amount over what state schools spend, and significant taxes for those that charge significantly higher. It would work just like income tax, with progressively higher bands.

Is school uniform necessary?

August 5, 2019 12:31 pm
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They're expensive and have no measurable effect on outcomes. So why persist with school uniforms, asks Bernard Trafford