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Segregated Schools.

PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:33 pm
by Hairyloon
A school in the West Midlands has created a furore after reportedly separating children in the playground based on whose parents paid a donation for new sports equipment.

Wednesbury Oak Academy has sparked outrage over what many have referred to as "rich and poor zones".


http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/mi ... ssion=true

I was slightly surprised when I read the article: for some reason, I'd expected the "poor" to be a minority, but it seems that 4/5 chose to not pay.
Looking at what they bought with the money, I'm not at all surprised why they didn't: £300 for a football a rugby ball, a slinky, two skipping ropes and some a tennis balls...