Saturday, 13 August 2011

"Kafkaesque" bureaucracy on class sizes

Prestonfield Primary
Prestonfield Primary School is at the centre of a case challenging the implementation of the Government's class sizes legislation.  With primary 1 classes capped at a maximum of 25 children - whilst (at least nominally) maintaining the principle of parental choice - the procedures for resolving who gets in and who doesn't, are bureaucratic to say the least.

This article  describes some of the arguments which led Sheriff Frank Crowe to use the above word when resolving the situation for one child.

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