Unions said a proposed review of primary and secondary school subjects would render the curriculum unfit for the needs of a modern education system.
They insisted that a renewed focus on detailed subject knowledge was “elitist” and would alienate thousands of children, particularly those from the poorest backgrounds.
So, knowing about stuff in anything greater than the most cursory detail is "elitist", is it?
And poor people cannot possibly be interested in learning because, presumably, they want to ensure that they and their children remain poor for ever...?
These people have got to go.