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There are technical and pedagogic matters on which much further consultation is needed with teachers, their representatives and other knowledgeable parties. Labour needs to create new structures for its review of the school curriculum beyond 2000 and these are likely to involve the new General Teaching Council. As well as the technical and pedagogic issues raised by assessment, there is the issue ofthe publication oftest and examination results and the drawing-up of league tables which have been regarded as one of the main tools in the attempt to establish and operate a market in education.
Nevertheless, we argue in this chapter that specialization is less easily distinguished from selection than the White Paper appears to assume. Choice is very much harder to argue against than selection. It may also seem obviously to require that secondary schools are different in kind, not merely better and worse versions of the same model. Choice should neither be denied not restricted, David Hargreaves (1996) has argued, unless the costs clearly outweigh the benefits and there are good grounds for believing that government intervention to avoid or reduce the costs would be effective.
As the following example illustrates, such a view is inadequate. The decision of 42 Education Policy and Contemporary Politics one grant-maintained secondary school in Bromley to select 25 per cent of its entry by general academic ability led all neighbouring schools to announce their intention to select similarly up to fifteen per cent of their intakes from September 1997 (West et al. 1997: 12). One school's decision may force others to change direction unwillingly in order to keep up, and one school's decision to expand or become more selective or create a sixth form may create problems for neighbouring schools, which the previous Administration clearly regarded as a bracing challenge inescapable in a competitive market.
Education Policy and Contemporary Politics by Jack Demaine (eds.)