Public Schools and Private Education: The Clarendon Commission 1861-64 and the Public School Acts
The great public schools are central to any discussion of English secondary education. Founded as public endowments, they are the basis of private education. Set apart from the other grammar schools by the Clarendon Commission of 1861, their influence on the state system has been enormous. Severed from the national provision of public education, they have put prestige and
Paperback, Second Edition, 256 pages
Published October 15th 2011 by Manchester University Press
(first published November 1988)
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