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William Temple’s work on voluntary schools

From Dr G. F. Chorley
Sir, - I greatly appreciated the article by the Revd Dr Stephen Spencer (Comment, 24 October) on the life and work of Archbishop William Temple. May I add some comments on Dr Spencer's treatment of education?

The 1918 Education Act raised the school-leaving age to 14 for all pupils, but many children still received all their education in one school. Some large urban centres had begun to provide separate central schools for pupils over the age of ...

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