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By David Bridges Professor of Education University of East Anglia School of Education; Terence McLaughlin Lecturer in Education and fellow of St Edmund's College Cambridge.

This choice of essays debates the applying of industry rules to and in the context of schooling. The members are all best figures of their box, offering their rules in an obtainable variety to the lay reader. all through, the academic and public coverage matters raised via the applying of industry ideas to schooling are heavily tested.

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No inherent conflict is seen between the pursuit of individual self-interest and the discharge of social responsibilities, nor is any automatic assumption made that social purposes can only be met through collective action. On the contrary. According to this line of argument the more government substitutes its opinion 34 IN DEFENCE OF THE EDUCATION VOUCHER and behaviour for those of the individual, the more the individual is sucked into a dependency on the State and personal social responsibility is weakened.

The issue had been raised by a parent governor and discussed at governors’ meetings during the summer and autumn of that year. ’ We had little fear of independence and saw it as the logical step forward in management terms from the experience of LMS. We could, therefore, see all the reasons for taking the grant maintained option but we needed to examine the arguments against. One of the strongest arguments for us at the time was a local one. Our LEA was developing a vision of locally managed schools operating with all the financial benefits of GMS but within a cooperative network nominally called the LEA.

The demand-driven social market system would have the following four main features. First, all schools would become not only self-governing, but selffinancing, receiving their income from parents not the State. Second, parents would be enabled to buy the education they wish for their children through being provided with a voucher representing a certain value to which they could add. By this means, money taken from the public through general taxation for education would be redirected to the parent.

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