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20 Apr 2013

In 2010 the newly elected coalition government rushed through a law to allow the Secretary of State to force schools to become academies. So what is wrong with forced academies?

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20 Apr 2013

There is huge political pressure for schools to convert. Government is using a ‘carrot and stick’ approach. Over half of secondary schools have chosen academy status, but only about 6% of primaries have done so.

20 Apr 2013

Michael Gove claims that Free schools are about driving up standards and meeting the need for new school places.
The evidence suggests otherwise.

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18 Mar 2013

Watch Rhonda Evans’ film on the battle against the forced academy programme.

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9 Apr 2012

There is ample evidence that many of the 24 open free schools or those that are due to open later this year will have a negative impact on existing good or outstanding local schools.

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