(not satire – it’s Toby Young!)
Tory spokesman and Free School advocate Toby Young, writing in The Spectator, thinks disabled children should be excluded from schools.
No – I’m not exaggerating – he really does say that wheelchair ramps in schools are an example of ‘ghastly, politically correct’ inclusiveness.
Of course, if you’re in wheelchair – wheelchair ramps are not just political correctness. Not having a ramp WILL exclude you.
But perhaps Sun columnist Toby thinks that educating children who can’t walk would in some way mean more ‘dumbing down’ of the level of education in our schools?
As opposed, presumably, to allowing more ‘dumbing down’ of the level of education by accepting children of the rich and influential who fail their exams into exclusive universities? (bear with me and I’ll explain what I mean by that in a moment).
This nonsense about excluding children with disabilities is particularly interesting if you…
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