7 pm, Wednesday 23rd November, in committee rooms 3 and 4, Council House Victoria Square B1 1BB.

Birmingham Socialist Discussion Group meeting on the new Tory plans on grammar schools. The speaker is Tom Unterrainer NUT activist and co-editor of Standing Up for Education, published by Spokesman Books: (www.spokesmanbooks.com)


Tom will be developing a critique of the new Tory proposals for the extension of grammar schools and it will provide a forum to discuss developing a campaign on the issue. He proposes an integrated system of local school education, with segregated grammar schools converted into comprehensive schools.