Parents, such as Batool, from north-west London, who does not want to give her full name, said many in her social circle now paid for tuition. “Private tutoring has become normal,” she said. “Parents are more aware of the failings of the state education system and the importance of which university your son or daughter goes to than they used to be.”
Source: the Guardian.
The Marxists of the Guardian, of course, who can’t bear to see anything not controlled by the state, and school Heads eager to protect their professional monopolies, think this is a Bad Thing and want it regulated. Proof in itself that it is a Good Thing.