Three quarters of teachers felt obliged to tell students about the danger of patriotism. The survey suggested neither pupils nor teachers wanted patriotism endorsed by schools.Progressive call this progress. Who knew?
Historians said last night, however, that it was impossible to teach the subject without patriotism or a recognition that British values were rooted in the past.
Inasmuch that many Britons live cheek by jowl with some in a culture selectively believing that history ended in the 7th century, all I can say that it was nice knowing ya!