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One of the final tasks undertaken by the legitimate governing body was a parental ballot to gauge current views about academy status. The votes were counted on Friday 16th – 147 voted against, 14 for and 5 don’t knows.
The Academies Show on Wednesday 16th May will be a privatisation jamboree with for-profit providers touting their wares. As Michael Gove forces increasing numbers of schools to become academies, the edubusinesses are queuing up to cash in.
Gove has now identified 96 Primary schools and 65 secondary schools which are to become sponsored academies, many against the wishes of staff and pupils. We have looked at the GCSE results for these schools, it does not fill you with confidence.
The Telegraph reports that the government have identified sponsors for 100 primary schools which they describe as ‘underperforming’ and are to be forced to become academies.