“Nonsense, Minister.” – Redux

Sinn Féin’s ideologically driven campaign against grammar schools continues, and it’s the Northern Ireland Education Minister, SF’s John O’Dowd, who’s making the strange claims.  When the Association of Quality Education (AQE) tests were being sat this year the Minister labelled them “a clever marketing device”.  For the Post-Primary Transfer Consortium (PPTC) of schools, who will use a separate assesment test this weekend, he has claimed there is an anonymous “private donor” paying for it.  From the BBC report “We have a private donor …

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