Deptford says no to Tidemill becoming an academy

August 23rd, 2010 at 2:14 pm

Tories first flagship bill will sink education fairness

Tory policy offers only the “freedom” to undermine each other’s education, says Wigan MP Lisa Nandy

“I had deep concerns about Labour’s academy programme, but these new academies are a different beast altogether. The new bill breaks up the local authority family, leaving schools free to go it alone in competition with one another, inevitably creating winners and losers among children.” read more


Social fabric is being torn apart by Graham Lane (a former chair fo the Local Government Association’s education committee).

Marketisation in education could have long-term consequences

The Government’s plans for education are opposed by the teaching unions and most leading educationalists. Labour MPs should take the lead in seeking to prevent them becoming law, because the damage they will do to the fabric of our society will take years to repair. read more


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