The crisis in education

  • Ken Jones
Part of the Crisis Points series book series


The major change of the last decade has been the eviction of ‘equal opportunity’ from its place as the central reference point of educational strategy. It is this process that allows us to speak of ‘crisis’. For state education policy, the crisis is a time for restructuring and adaptation: it is not a crisis of survival. For the forces that have, traditionally and most firmly, adhered to the policy of equal opportunity, and associated curricular reforms, it is a crisis of a more serious kind, which contains elements of setback and defeat.


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