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Interwar reform

A class at a boys' school in 1933.
Pupils at a boys' school in 1933.
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In the difficult economic circumstances of the interwar period, educational reform was difficult. Despite attempts at reform, by the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939 the structure of school education in Britain had barely changed.

Trevelyan's Education Bills

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Further reading

  • Simon, B., The Politics of Educational Reform (London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1974)