Michael Gove is ignoring serious warnings about his flagship academies.
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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.
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?
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 […]
A free school that hoped to cater for 300 students has only received 37 applications for the upcoming school year
Left-wing snobbery does state schools no favours. Matthew Norman is disingenous in criticising state schools and sending his children to private school.
Dr Kim Allen, senior researcher for the Academies Commission, writes about the growing trend toward academisation in our schools.
Official figures show non-academies do just as well as academies, explains Henry Stewart, a founder member of the Local schools Network.
Think tank Reform asked academies “Are you great?”, they said yes, and then think tank Reform said “academies are great”.
Alex Hern reveals that the Telegraph’s story on Free Schools and section 28 is ten years out of date – this isn’t Gove’s nasty, it’s Blair’s.