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Petition reaches 100,000

Anti-Academies Alliance Press Release 20 March 2016 2pm The public have spoken – they want an inquiry into academies! The Anti-Academies Alliance is delighted that our petition for a public inquiry and referendum into academies has raced to hit 100,000 … Continue reading

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HANDS OFF OUR SCHOOLS – Back this rally

Assemble: March 23rd, 5pm
Westminster Cathedral, Victoria Street SW1P 1QW
March to Department for Education
Called by: Camden NUT, East London NUT, Hackney NUT, Lambeth NUT & Waltham Forest NUT

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Sara Tomlinson debates Academies

Sara Tomlinson debates academies with Education Editor of the Sunday Times Sian Griffiths

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Missing the point

By Alasdair Smith
The Conservative government’s announcement that every school will be an academy by 2020 heralds the final episode in the destruction of democratically accountable state education.

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Kevin Courtney condemns academy push

Finally the Government has come clean on its education priorities and admitted that its real agenda all along has been that every school must become an academy. The fig leaf of ‘parental choice’, ‘school autonomy’ and ‘raising standards’ has finally been dropped

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