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American Charter Schools

Quotes from ‘Multiple Choice: Charter School Performance in 16 States’ and Rethinking Schools

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City academy charity chiefs accused of living ‘high life’ on taxpayers’ cash -E-Act

Directors of a charitable trust that runs eight city academies have been accused of enjoying a culture of excess by claiming thousands of pounds of public money for luxury hotel rooms and long-distance taxi journeys. Sir Bruce Liddington, the director … Continue reading

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Charter Schools – keeping the promise?

This Briefing is a summary of “Keeping the promise? The debate over charter schools” published in 2008 by Rethinking Schools, an American educational campaign group

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Swedish ‘Free’ schools – schools like any other?

A summary of ‘Schools like any other? Independent schools as part of the system 1991-2004’ by Skolverket, the Swedish National Agency for Education.

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E-ACT boss on £265k is best paid person in school and college education

The head of a charitable trust that runs eight of the Government’s flagship academies  earns more than the person named as the highest paid in school and college education, it can be disclosed today. Sir Bruce Liddington, the director general … Continue reading

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