US-Style 'Bussing' Needed to Tackle Segregation in London Schools, Says Head
Davis, Anna, The Evening Standard (London, England)
AMERICAN-STYLE "bussing" should be introduced in London to break down the segregated school system, a leading headteacher said today.
Children from inner city estates would be driven to schools in wealthier areas in an effort to lessen divisions between communities and get children to mix.
The idea was put forward by David Levin, head of the Pounds 13,000-a-year City of London School for boys, who said it would tackle "social segregation" that was blighting education.
It follows a report by the Organisation for Economic Co- operation and Development that found Britain's immigrant children are clustered in the most disadvantaged schools.
Bussing was …
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