United Kingdom

Disfavored in Admissions Goals, U.K. Private Schools May Boycott Some Universities

Wait ... universities are discriminating against higher-performing independent schools?

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Public schools should boycott universities that discriminate against their pupils in favour of state-educated applicants, leading head teachers said.

Schools should plan a repeat of action staged against Bristol almost a decade ago if institutions attempted to engineer their intake to hit controversial new admissions targets, said Chris Ramsey, the universities spokesman for the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference.