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Under-fire Washwood Heath Academy boss on £180k per year – £30k more than Boris Johnson – Birmingham Live

Bev Mabey has been earning sky-high salary but Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust now facing £814,000 shortfall https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/under-fire-washwood-heath-academyboss-19651048

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Ministers urged to rule on governance board conflict issues

‘There are also broader concerns over academy “oligarchs” who hold multiple governance roles.’ The fact that the word ‘oligarchs’ can be used accurately in the world of education shows the depths that have been reached. https://schoolsweek.co.uk/ministers-urged-to-rule-on-governance-board-conflict-issue-as-trustees-resign-in-protest/amp/?__twitter_impression=true&s=09

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Craig Tunstall: Council seeking £500k from ex-superhead

A council is attempting to recover damages of potentially £500,000 from former superhead Sir Craig Tunstall, who is alleged to have received unauthorised payments, court papers reveal. https://schoolsweek.co.uk/council-seeking-500000-back-from-ex-superhead-sir-craig-tunstall-over-unauthorised-payments/amp/

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Marcus Rashford calls on PM for wider free school meal review

Writing to Boris Johnson, celebrity chefs and over 40 charities join the footballer’s call for action.BBC News – Family & EducationRead More

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Row over half term free school meals plan

The government defends its plan to switch to a grant scheme to feed children at half term.BBC News – Family & EducationRead More

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