Social Democrats Admit Mistakes in Schools
Former Social Democratic cabinet minister Morgan Johansson The high school reform of the 1990s was a mistake.
Writing in newspaper Dagens Nyheter, Johansson says it was wrong to believe that all youngsters are able to achieve the level of academic prowess necessary for higher education.
Johansson hopes for a restructuring of the school system and has extended an offer of co-operation to Schools Minister Jan Björklund, the new head of the Liberal Party.
Johansson writes that school policies after the Second World War were created by the Social Democratic and Liberal Parties, and he now hopes for a revival of such an alliance.