Backroom: As the coalition reaches the halfway point, what's changed?

In recent weeks, Ruairi Quinn has been busy delivering "candid" comments about the state of the education system and the need for deep and meaningful changes.

7th September, 2013

In recent weeks, Ruairi Quinn has been busy delivering "candid" comments about the state of the education system and the need for the deep and meaningful changes he is flagging. As usual, he has had no problem commandeering acres of space to put forward the idea that he is the great reformer tackling the deficiencies everyone else has covered up for decades.

The attitude to Quinn at the school gates and in the staffrooms around...

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