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Anyone interested in education can learn from the Haberdashers Aske’s debacle

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The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation scandal exposes Labour’s lack of policy on academies and free schools.

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Questions to Michael Gove from a concerned Haberdashers’ Aske’s parent

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The freedom afforded to academies is not working.

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Michael Gove and David Laws prioritise more academies over child protection

Michael Gove is ignoring serious warnings about his flagship academies.

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Gove’s attack on public education is purely ideological

There has always been one asset the Conservative party has had over Labour since Margaret Thatcher’s election in 1979, and that is the sheer ruthlessness of their convictions.

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Michael Gove should be held to account over the crisis facing London’s schools

I would like to see Michael Gove asked the following question: does he stand for every school child, or just those who attend academies and free schools?

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Report says academies may “fuel social segregation”

TweetThe already controversial academy school scheme has today seen more criticism levelled at it; some academies have been accused of manipulating their admissions so as to choose the kind of students they want. As a result of a report released today by the Academies Commission (headed by ex-Ofsted head, Christine Gilbert), it was found that […]

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One of Gove’s free schools gets only 37 applications for September

A free school that hoped to cater for 300 students has only received 37 applications for the upcoming school year

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Left-wing snobbery does state schools no favours

Left-wing snobbery does state schools no favours. Matthew Norman is disingenous in criticising state schools and sending his children to private school.

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Academisation, academisation, academisation

Dr Kim Allen, senior researcher for the Academies Commission, writes about the growing trend toward academisation in our schools.

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Non-academies do just as well as academies

Official figures show non-academies do just as well as academies, explains Henry Stewart, a founder member of the Local schools Network.

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