Ok, I said I wouldn’t write over the summer unless someone of importance said something titanically stupid. Andrew Adonis, architect of former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s education policies crossed that line on Friday with a – yes – titanically stupid column about tuition fees, so here I am.
First, some background. Prior to 1998, the UK had a free tuition system. From 1998 to 2006 it had a system of varying tuition fees – £1,000 if your family made over £30,000 per year, … [ Read More ]