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The public accounts committee examines the affairs of a school held up as an academy programme flagship by Michael Gove.
A parliamentary inquiry into the coalition’s education reforms has called on the government to stop exaggerating the success of academies and to be more open about how it runs the programme.
Aldridge Foundation academies have been in the news. In the last few months the head of one of their academies has been suspended and forced out alongside reports of poor inspection grades and financial problems.
One day after Nicky Morgan announced the closure of Durham Free School, a second free school, Grindon Hall, in the North East was given an inadequate rating and put in special measures.
NUT and NASUWT teachers from Merrill Academy in Derby were out in force on the picket line on Tuesday 13th January in a dispute over lack of pay progression and unfair targets and policies.