Few subjects get parents so hot under the collar as private education.
It gives an unfair social and professional leg-up and creates an out-of-touch elite, argue its critics.
But supporters say fee-paying schools offer a broader choice and better results than the state system.
The Journal’s Independent Schools guide aims to help parents considering private education for their child.
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