Deptford says no to Tidemill becoming an academy

May 24th, 2011 at 9:32 am

Wake up Gove: letters from the Guardian

Profit motive behind academies

The coalition’s academy programme is the reverse of that of Labour: it is now the outstanding schools, not the ones in deprived areas, which are given the extra funding and freedom from control. Now Michael Gove is unleashing destructive market forces on to “underperforming schools” by changing the admissions code so that, in his words, “good schools can expand, and there will be underperforming schools that have fewer and fewer numbers” read more Guardian

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