End of Term Report: Piss Poor

Failure, failure, failure: Blair's 10 wasted years on education
Tony Blair's famous pledge that his priority would be "education, education, education" has been exposed as hollow by a withering report. It shows that England's children have plummeted in the international league tables of school achievement during his ten years in power. They are now behind South Korea, Liechtenstein and the Czech Republic in key subjects and the gap between the private sector and state schools is more pronounced than in any other country.