Stay at school or go to prison
Teenagers will be threatened with jail unless they stay at school until the age of 18, it emerged yesterday*...
*by Joel Taylor, on page 1 of Metro,Associated Newspapers, London, 23 march 2007
...somehow this appeals to me... more than it shocks... though i've done a lot of teaching i always feel against it... especially when it's compulsory... schools, classrooms, teachers, exams... and yes prisons... these are perhaps our biggest mistake... ...it might take me a long time to explain this, my distrust of education despite having done a lot of it... so instead i ask a question:
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