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Tory Education Team in Combative Mood

On Monday, David Cameron announced that he is “going to war on mediocre schools”, at the weekend Nicky Morgan announced a ‘war on illiteracy and innumeracy’, the Tory education team are certainly in combative mood. Odd, when Nicky Morgan claims … Continue reading

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Do Academies Improve Standards? LSN look at the data

Last week the report of the Education Select Committee stated that “current evidence does not allow us to draw conclusions on whether academies in themselves are a positive force for change”. This was not exactly a ringing endorsement of the academies programme, coming as it did from a committee chaired by Conservative MP Graham Stuart and with a majority of members from the coalition.

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