"Access to university should be based on ability to learn, not ability to pay. I want people from all backgrounds to go forward. Debt and fear of debt prevents those from working class backgrounds, in particular, accessing universities."
Thursday, February 28, 2008
The Scottish Parliament has just (today) passed a bill removing the 'graduate endowment,' which was essentially a fee. The SNP Government's Education Minister, Fiona Hyslop (pictured) strongly argued (on the BBC this morning) that there is a fundamental right to free education:
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