Scottish independent schools
currently benefit from charitable status, a position which has been subject to a great deal of political debate over the last two decades.
The Scottish Council of Independent Schools
(SCIS) represents 74 independent schools
in Scotland and says the sector remains in good health despite recent economic and political challenges.
'Choice', meanwhile, refers to the fact that the existence of more Independent schools
will mean parents will be able to choose the school that best fits their children's needs.
ISC general secretary Julie Robinson said: "These results reflect the hard work and dedication of pupils and the exceptional level of teaching and support in independent schools
Thus, to better grasp the commitment of the Independent Schools
in this review, our theoretical framework will be guided by authors like Frantz Fanon and Steve Biko who were at the forefront of the struggle against the cultural alienation of the African masses.
Education minister Huw Lewis had told AMs he was satisfied independent schools
as private autonomous businesses were in a different situation.
From the performance perspective, independent schools
seem very successful, and thus represent a challenge to the public school system.
It is very true to say that the independent schools
in Edgbaston cover the complete spectrum of the types of schools available.
These essays are like independent school
practitioners themselves: individual, earnest, and intelligent, focused on single schools (as opposed to districts) and displaying a do-it-yourself attitude.
Nigel Richardson, chairman of Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference of elite independent schools
(HMC), called for an open debate on academic selection in education.
That's what Dirk Funk, instructional technology facilitator for the Amarillo (Texas) Independent School
District, was charged with two years ago.
The historic Birch Wathen Lenox School, on Manhattan's Upper East Side, will be undergoing extensive renovations to bring this highly-esteemed independent school
to 21st century standards.