Schools and Equality of Opportunity
  1. How does school system design, and elite private schools in particular, bring into tension the values of parental partiality and equality of opportunity?
  1. What are the two main complaints in the equal opportunity argument against elite private schools? How can the moral and empirical claims in these complaints be supported?
  1. Some challenge the moral importance of equal opportunities. What view do they advance instead? Is it a persuasive alternative?
  1. What arguments can be given for parents having licence to benefit their children, and how can these extend to permitting them the option of sending their children to elite private schools? Are there any persuasive objections to these arguments?
  1. Would abolishing elite private schools significantly improve equality of opportunity? If not, does this undermine the equal opportunities argument against them?