A review of achievement and a criticism of failures by Sir Alee Clegg , Chief Education Officer, West Riding
In 1870, ' 'way down at the bottom was England and Wales with one child in school for every 14 people in the country.' In 1970. ' our national attitude is " suffer little children with an 10 of 120+ to receive the best secondary education, for they shall add most to the Gross National Product." '
(Shortened version of a lecture given at Central Hall, Westminster on 1 May)
Contributors Unknown: Sir Alee Clegg