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    Michael Merrick @michael_merrick
    I might regret this, bit of a personal one - Notes from Nowhere michaelmerrick.me/2017/08/18/not… - please, be charitable.

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    Sam Freedman

    The subject - the complex trade-off btwn social mobility, family, geography and heritage - are what I'm talking about at ResearchED this yr.

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    Sam Freedman

    (Though obviously without the personal experience - or from a very different experience anyway.)

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    Sam Freedman

    My experience - going to an expensive private school - is that I had literally no conception of the world @michael_merrick describes.

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    Sam Freedman

    It wasn't until I started working in education that I realised this other world existed. It's one reason I wouldn't send my kids private.

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    Sam Freedman

    (Which is not to sound ungrateful - I got a great education and into a great university).

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