Be an equally "good chap" AA and read the quotes already given....If they are not good enough, google Joan Bakewell in the guardian circa 2005 as she writes about the same issues better than most. Why her? She was one of the presenters in the BBC program.
So kona, was "education, education, education"a myth then? We have increased spending on education versus national income consistently since the 1960s, so the silent lobby must have mystical powers. Amazing.