Stumbling from crisis to scandal – Conservative education failing our children

Academy fraud, teacher burnout, child poverty, knife crime, exam cheating, sexual harassment, obesity, headteacher greed, period poverty, postcode lottery, child mental health, social entrenchment – after 4 Tory Education Ministers, the school system nears collapse

20 Apr 2019  Skint schools ‘losing out to academy chiefs salaries and smart cars  https://www.tes.com/news/skint-schools-losing-out-academy-chiefs-salaries-and-smart-cars

5 Apr 2019  Ministers have U-turned on 33 attempts to force schools to become academies  https://schoolsweek.co.uk/ministers-have-u-turned-on-33-attempts-to-force-schools-to-become-academies/

4 Apr 2019  Britain’s schools are at breaking point  https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/e/britains-schools-are-breaking-point

3 Apr 2019  Mother sues over daughter’s suicide attempt in school isolation booth  https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/apr/03/isolation-of-children-at-academies-prompts-legal-action?CMP=share_btn_tw

1 Apr 2019  Number of primary school children at referral units soars  https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/apr/01/number-of-primary-school-children-at-referral-units-soars?CMP=share_btn_tw

26 Jan 2019  Gibb jeered over his defence of school funding   https://www.tes.com/news/gibb-jeered-over-his-defence-school-funding

25 Mar 2019  New data shows 17,723 schools have had School Cuts since 2015/16  pic.twitter.com/pGvsNXJLlK

25 Mar 2019  BBC Panorama investigates the Academy School scandal   https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0003nw3/panorama-the-academy-schools-scandal

13 Jan 2019  Education spending slashed by £7bn since 2011 with children ‘paying price for austerity’, says Labour  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/labour-angela-rayner-funding-cuts-department-for-education-damian-hinds-a8726151.html

11 Jan 2019  England’s schools still feeling budget crunch, analysis finds  https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/jan/11/england-schools-still-feeling-budget-crunch-education-policy-institute-analysis?CMP=share_btn_tw

7 Dec 2018  Eight schools send as many pupils to Oxbridge as three quarters of the rest of UK schools, report finds   https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/oxbridge-admissions-acceptance-pupils-school-uk-fee-costs-students-a8671246.html

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5 Dec 2018  The private takeover of schools like this is well under way: 7,000 have gone  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/dec/05/private-takeover-schools-forced-academisation-waltham-holy-cross?CMP=share_btn_tw

4 Dec 2018  Ofsted condemns ‘disjointed’ special educational needs provision  https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/dec/04/thousands-of-hard-to-teach-pupils-removed-from-schools-ofsted?CMP=share_btn_tw

3 Dec 2018  Campaigners criticise £50m fund for grammar schools expansion  https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/dec/03/campaigners-criticise-50m-fund-for-grammar-schools-expansion?CMP=share_btn_tw

1 Dec 2018  Austerity-hit schools face devastating £4.5bn pensions bombshell  https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/school-cuts-new-ps45bn-pensions-bombshell-looms_uk_5c014ec2e4b0249dce744e71?ncid=other_twitter_cooo9wqtham&utm_campaign=share_twitter

29 Nov 2018  Government falls short of teacher training targets in most secondary school subjects   https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/government-teacher-training-targets-recruitment-dfe-secondary-school-shortages-a8659846.html

28 Nov 2018  Right-wing think tank accused of promoting tobacco and oil industry “propaganda” in schools   https://www.opendemocracy.net/uk/brexitinc/adam-ramsay-peter-geoghegan/right-wing-think-tank-accused-of-promoting-tobacco-oil-indu

21 Nov 2018  Fat-cat heads are profiteering from academies   https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/nov/21/heads-profiteering-academies-payout-state-schools?CMP=share_btn_tw

19 Nov 2018  Six things we learned about embattled academy trusts   https://www.tes.com/news/six-things-we-learned-about-embattled-academy-trusts

15 Nov 2018  Councils face £536m shortfall in Send budgets, says LGA  https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/nov/15/councils-face-536m-shortfall-in-send-budgets-says-lga?CMP=share_btn_tw

6 Nov 2018  The academy trusts whose GCSE students keep disappearing  https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/nov/06/academy-trusts-gcse-students-disappearing-prior-to-exams?CMP=share_btn_tw

1 Nov 2018 The current Tories are the first government to reduce real terms education spending since records began  https://evolvepolitics.com/the-current-tories-are-the-first-government-to-reduce-real-terms-education-spending-since-records-began/

19 Oct 2018  Tory school cuts are depriving kids of sport as figures show alarming drop in school PE hours  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tory-school-cuts-depriving-kids-13445315

16 Oct 2018  Principal closes college for staff and students to march on Westminster  https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/oct/16/principal-closes-college-staff-students-march-westminster?CMP=share_btn_tw

4 Oct 2018  DFE school funding claims face watchdog investigation https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-45746062

Wear Red - Nick Gibbs Education spending claim

3 Oct 2018  Theresa May’s evil choice for schools: They’ll have to axe staff to afford teacher pay rises https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/10/03/theresa-mays-evil-choice-for-schools-theyll-have-to-axe-staff-to-afford-teacher-pay-rises/

28 Sep 2018  Tory starvation of school budgets has sold out the future, say head teachers on protest march  https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/09/28/tory-starvation-of-school-budgets-has-sold-out-the-future-say-head-teachers-on-protest-march/

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15 Sep 2018  Low-cost, no-frills Durham private school attacked by teachers https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/sep/15/durham-low-cost-private-school-attacked-by-teachers?CMP=share_btn_tw

11 Sep 2018  Academies fail, parents despair – but the Tories say there’s no going back | Faiza Shaheen https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/11/academies-parents-tories-labour?CMP=share_btn_tw

10 Sep 2018  Academy chain accused of misusing government funds https://www.bbc.com/news/education-45472189

10 Sep 2018  Profits before Pupils? The Academies Scandal  https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bk5q99

5 Sep 2018  Special needs funding at crisis point, say school leaders https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/sep/05/special-needs-funding-at-crisis-point-say-school-leaders?CMP=share_btn_tw

21 Aug 2018  Poorer children more likely to be at failing schools, new study reveals https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/deprived-children-more-likely-to-be-at-failing-schools-new-study-reveals_uk_5b7aa939e4b018b93e95bbcd

16 Aug 2018  Private schools don’t act like charities, so let’s strip them of the benefits (which the Tories will never do!)   https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/16/private-schools-charitable-status-strip-benefits?CMP=share_btn_tw

30 Jul 2018  It’s worse than Carillion: our outsourced schools are leaving parents frozen out   https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/30/outsourced-schools-parents-primary-academy-trusts?CMP=share_btn_tw

22 Jul 2018  The great academy schools scandal https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/jul/22/academy-schools-scandal-failing-trusts?CMP=share_btn_tw

12 Jul 2018  English schools funding has fallen faster than in Wales, says IFS https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/jul/12/english-schools-funding-has-fallen-faster-than-in-wales-says-ifs?CMP=share_btn_tw

30 Jun 2018  Tory education reforms ‘fuelled inequality in schools’ https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/jun/30/coalition-education-reform-academies-fuelling-inequality?CMP=share_btn_tw

6 Jun 2018  Academy head steps down after being awarded £50k pay rise as teachers forced to ration paper https://inews.co.uk/?p=162328

30 May 2018  Teachers ‘need help’ tackling poverty impact on education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-44295465

29 May 2018  From lewd comments to upskirting: female teachers speak out about sexual harassment https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/may/29/lewd-comments-upskirting-women-teachers-sexual-harassment?CMP=share_btn_tw

29 May 2018  ‘Mock slave auction’ school in surprise Ofsted inspection https://www.somersetlive.co.uk/in-your-area/ofsted-springs-surprise-inspection-mock-1610232#ICID=sharebar_twitter

29 May 2018  1 in 5 Stockton children obese when they leave primary school https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/health/one-five-stockton-children-obese-14720733#ICID=sharebar_twitter

28 May 2018  Tens of thousands of girls in London have experienced period poverty https://www.london.gov.uk/press-releases/mayoral/tens-of-thousands-experienced-period-poverty

our children

23 May 2018  Tories’ £50million grammar schools handout ‘is unlikely to bring benefits’ says damning study  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tories-50million-grammar-schools-handout-12581567

22 May 2018  Dear Damian Hinds, your academy policy is whim and dogma https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/may/22/damian-hinds-academy-policy-whim-schools-michael-rosen?CMP=share_btn_tw

17 May 2018  Not enough children learning and playing outside  https://outdoorclassroomday.org.uk/2018/05/17/not-enough-children-learning-and-playing-outside/

13 May 2018  Burned out: why are so many teachers quitting or off sick with stress? https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/may/13/teacher-burnout-shortages-recruitment-problems-budget-cuts?CMP=share_btn_tw

13 May 2018  75% of Theresa May’s £50m gift to grammar schools will go to Tory districts  https://boingboing.net/2018/05/13/reverse-robin-hood.html

8 May 2018  ‘We Could Be The Next Windrush Scandal’: The UK-educated students barred from student loans https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/uk-educated-students-facing-international-uni-fees_uk_5ae99c65e4b022f71a039344

8 May 2018  New funding system leaves schools worse off, say headteachers https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/may/08/schools-national-funding-formula-worse-off-headteachers-survey?CMP=share_btn_tw

7 May 2018  A million more UK children in poverty than in 2010 – study https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/may/07/million-more-uk-children-in-poverty-than-in-2010?CMP=share_btn_tw

5 Mar 2018  Coca-Cola to stop factory trips for schoolchildren amid obesity crisis http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/coca-cola-factory-trips-schoolchildren-stop-obesity-crisis-backlash-uk-a8240421.html

2 May 2018  Sexual harassment in schools  http://www.zerotolerance.org.uk/blog/sexual-harassment-schools?destination=node%2F743%3Fpage%3D1

23 Apr 2018  Ministers urged to ban fast food outlets from opening near schools https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/apr/23/ministers-urged-to-ban-fast-food-outlets-from-opening-near-schools?CMP=share_btn_tw

23 Apr 2018  Kids forced to EDs for mental health a “national scandal”  https://www.doctorportal.com.au/mjainsight/2018/15/kids-forced-to-eds-for-mental-health-a-national-scandal/

save our schools

17 Apr 2018  How school expulsions could be fuelling the rise in youth violence http://theconversation.com/how-school-expulsions-could-be-fuelling-the-rise-in-youth-violence-93613?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

13 Apr 2018  Families crowdfund legal action against special needs budget cuts https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/apr/13/parents-crowdfund-legal-action-against-special-educational-needs-budgets?CMP=share_btn_tw

13 Apr 2018  Suspended Essex trust head teacher’s Ofsted duties ‘on hold’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-43736582

10 Apr 2018  Pupils throw objects, cut car brakes and smash windscreens, teachers say http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/violent-students-teachers-schools-pupils-assault-national-education-union-neu-atl-a8296926.html

9 Apr 2018  It’s been three weeks since the Exeter racism scandal and investigations are still on-going  https://thetab.com/uk/exeter/2018/04/09/its-been-three-weeks-since-the-exeter-racism-scandal-and-investigations-are-still-on-going-38687

8 Apr 2018  By axing early years help, we give our children a mountain to climb | Frank Cottrell Boyce https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/08/sure-start-axing-early-years-help-children-mountain-to-climb?CMP=share_btn_tw

5 Apr 2018  RNIB chief executive quits over Commission and Ofsted investigations https://www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/rnib-chief-executive-quits-over-commission-and-ofsted-investigations.html#sthash.oDuGrTZc.uxfs

3 Apr 2018  Teachers prepare to strike in protest at ‘immoral’ exams for four-year-olds https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2018/04/03/teachers-prepare-strike-protest-immoral-exams-four-year-olds/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

3 Apr 2018  NEU survey shows workload causing 80% of teachers to consider leaving the profession https://neu.org.uk/latest/neu-survey-shows-workload-causing-80-teachers-consider-leaving-profession

31 Mar 2018  Teachers suffer ‘groping, upskirting and being propositioned for sex’ https://inews.co.uk/?p=140351

31 Mar 2018  School strikes could be on the cards as teachers back action over pay http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/teachers-unions-strikes-action-ballot-pay-national-education-union-nasuwt-neu-a8283121.html

22 Mar 2018  Number of children in poverty surges by 100,000 in one year http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/child-poverty-increase-children-family-benefit-households-a8268191.html

15 Mar 2018  Cuts to drama teaching in schools are a scandal, says Lenny Henry https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2018/mar/15/cuts-to-drama-teaching-in-schools-is-a-scandal-says-lenny-henry?CMP=share_btn_tw

14 Mar 2018  Education Secretary forced to admit that school spending is not going up http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/education-secretary-damian-hinds-school-spending-increase-labour-a8255971.html

14 Mar 2018  How I turned school around after sex lair headteacher scandal https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/local-news/sawtry-village-academy-sex-lair-14408889#ICID=sharebar_twitter

14 Mar 2018  These are all the MPs who voted for a cruel cap on free school meals from low income families – unless it’s Northern Ireland https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/these-are-all-the-mps-who-voted-for-a-cruel-cap-on-free-school-meals-from-low-income-families-unless-its-northern-ireland/14/03/

9 Mar 2018  Investigation launched after Sutton Hospital nursery is rated ‘inadequate’ http://www.suttonguardian.co.uk/news/16077421.Investigation_launched_after_Sutton_Hospital_nursery_is_rated__inadequate_/?ref=twtrec

8 Mar 2018  Schoolgirl claims period poverty still a ‘serious issue’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-43329406

7 Mar 2018  Sexism needs to be challenged in schools, not just workplaces http://theconversation.com/sexism-needs-to-be-challenged-in-schools-not-just-workplaces-89756?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

5 Mar 2018  Shrewsbury teacher facing suspension over website claims http://po.st/I7f8WC

if you keep

1 Mar 2018  Tatler-recommended £10,000-a-year GBH nursery school teacher http://dailym.ai/2FIBw98

26 Feb 2018  Joint BBC/Humanists UK investigation: abuse at illegal religious schools https://humanism.org.uk/2018/02/26/joint-bbc-humanists-uk-investigation-abuse-at-illegal-religious-schools/?

24 Feb 2018  University vice-chancellors claimed almost £8m in expenses in two years https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/feb/24/flowers-drinks-and-a-dog-vice-chancellors-claimed-8m-in-expenses-over-two-years?CMP=share_btn_tw

23 Feb 2018  ‘Fat cat’ academy bosses face challenge over pay http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43155147

23 Feb 2018  Ofsted launches investigation after claims that Montessori nursery restrained naughty children in a ‘strap chair’ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2018/02/23/ofsted-launches-investigation-claims-montessori-nursery-restrained/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

21 Feb 2018  Knole Academy and the Scandal of Exorbitant Headteacher Pay in Kent and Medway  http://www.kentadvice.co.uk/peters-blog/news-a-comments/item/1059-knole-academy-highest-paid-headteacher-in-the-county.html

18 Feb 2018  Shocking scale of sexual abuse at UK boarding schools revealed by ITV documentary http://www.itv.com/news/2018-02-18/shocking-scale-of-sexual-abuse-at-uk-boarding-schools-revealed-by-itv-documentary/

14 Feb 2018  WATCH: Schools minister refuses to take his own times tables check https://www.tes.com/news/watch-schools-minister-refuses-take-his-own-times-tables-check

11 Feb 2018  Thousands of teachers caught cheating in tests as MPs demand transparency from exam boards   https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2018/02/11/thousands-teachers-caught-cheating-tests-mps-demand-transparency/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

8 Feb 2018  A million children could miss out on free school meals after Universal Credit change’ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/free-school-meals-children-miss-out-benefits-universal-credit-change-labour-families-households-a8200746.html

7 Feb 2018  Cash crisis forces secondary schools in England to cut 15,000 staff https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/feb/07/cash-crisis-forces-secondary-schools-in-england-to-cut-15000-staff?CMP=share_btn_tw

2 Feb 2018  Kent headteacher ‘fears another Rotherham scandal’ https://news.sky.com/story/kent-headteacher-fears-another-rotherham-scandal-11233280

31 Jan 2018  Think Carillion was bad? Wait until you hear about the financial scandal engulfing our children’s academies http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/carillion-academies-conservatives-deficit-financial-scandal-education-a8186751.html

31 Jan 2018  Teacher retention: Government ‘failing to get a grip’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-42873153

29 Jan 2018  Number of fast-food shops close to schools rises by two-thirds https://www.tes.com/news/number-fast-food-shops-close-schools-rises-two-thirds

29 Jan 2018  Revealed: Children as young as four caught in school armed with knives https://inews.co.uk/?p=121167

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27 Jan 2018  Top academy schools sound alarm as cash crisis looms https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/jan/27/schools-academy-trusts-warn-pay-staffing-public-spending?CMP=share_btn_tw

25 Jan 2018  Headteacher of Archway’s St Aloysius’ College suspended after being arrested on suspicion of fraud http://www.hamhigh.co.uk//education/headteacher-of-archway-s-st-aloysius-college-suspended-after-being-arrested-on-suspicion-of-fraud-1-5368863utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social_Icon&utm_campaign=in_article_social_icons

25 Jan 2018  Extremes in results of multi-academy trusts casts doubt on system https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/jan/25/extremes-in-results-of-multi-academy-trusts-casts-doubt-on-system?CMP=share_btn_tw

24 Jan 2018  Education department board member resigns over men-only charity dinner scandal  https://shar.es/ansRza

23 Jan 2018  Bradford academy staff ordered to repay fraud money http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-42787665

24 Jan 2018  Child poverty heat map reveals ‘shocking’ picture of modern Britain https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/child-poverty-heat-map_uk_5a670f77e4b0dc592a0c2c0e

18 Jan 2018  Is your ’30 hours free childcare’ really free? https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/your-30-hours-free-childcare-14171634#ICID=sharebar_twitter

17 Jan 2018  Two thirds of teachers lack mental health training, survey suggests: https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/17/two-thirds-of-teachers-lack-mental-health-training-survey-sugge/?guccounter=1

17 Jan 2018  Failing academy trusts asset-stripping schools, MPs warn ministers https://www.tes.com/news/failing-academy-trusts-asset-stripping-schools-mps-warn-ministers

16 Jan 2018  ‘I left teaching and needed counselling after reaching breaking point’ http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/i-left-teaching-needed-counselling-14164181#ICID=sharebar_twitter

16 Jan 2018  Islamic primary school had books written by banned extremist, Ofsted report finds https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2018/01/16/islamic-primary-school-had-books-written-banned-extremist-ofsted/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

12 Jan 2018  Social mobility is going backwards in Britain – and schools have to fight this lack of social justice every day https://www.tes.com/news/social-mobility-going-backwards-britain-and-schools-have-fight-lack-social-justice-every-day

10 Jan 2018  Theresa May’s cabinet ministers now five times more likely to be privately-educated than British public http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/cabinet-ministers-private-education-reshuffle-public-schools-state-educated-uk-public-theresa-may-a8151106.html

9 Jan 2018  Toby Young resigns from the Office for Students after backlash https://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/jan/09/toby-young-resigns-office-for-students?CMP=share_btn_tw

3 Jan 2018  Here are all the sexist tweets Toby Young has just deleted http://read.bi/2CxFEJD

22 Dec 2017  Primary support staff bear the brunt of pupil violence https://www.tes.com/news/primary-support-staff-bear-brunt-pupil-violence

19 Dec 2017  How period poverty finally became a political scandal http://www.politics.co.uk/comment-analysis/2017/12/19/how-period-poverty-finally-became-a-political-scandal

19 Dec 2017  Let’s say Auf Wiedersehen to England’s embarrassing tuition fees  https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/dec/19/england-embarrassing-tuition-fees-germany-no-fees?CMP=share_btn_tw

14 Dec 2017  Sexism, segregation, squalor: Religious schools are undermining British values, says regulator https://www.rt.com/uk/413199-education-religion-schools-sexism/

14 Dec 2017  Investigation into the circumstances surrounding the monitoring, inspection and funding of Learndirect Ltd – National Audit Office (NAO): https://www.nao.org.uk/report/investigation-into-the-circumstances-surrounding-the-monitoring-inspection-and-funding-of-learndirect-ltd/

12 Dec 2017 Are we ignoring an epidemic of sexual violence in schools? https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/dec/12/are-we-ignoring-an-epidemic-of-sexual-violence-in-schools?CMP=share_btn_tw

3 Dec 2017  40,000 children trapped in ‘zombie’ academy schools https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/dec/03/thousand-pupils-trapped-in-zombie-academy-schools?CMP=share_btn_tw

29 Nov 2017  MP blames lack of funding for county’s social mobility issues http://www.ipswichstar.co.uk//news/suffolk-s-social-mobilty-well-below-national-average-1-5299928?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social_Icon&utm_campaign=in_article_social_icons

28 Nov 2017  The scandal of hungry children in London https://www.standard.co.uk/help-a-hungry-child/some-kids-have-no-food-at-all-others-bring-doughnuts-the-scandal-of-hungry-children-in-london-a3703686.html

teacher fair pay

23 Nov 2017  MP escorted out of failing Bright Tribe academy https://schoolsweek.co.uk/mp-escorted-out-of-failing-bright-tribe-academy/

23 Nov 2017  Children with mental health problems ‘guaranteed’ treatment in four weeks (but not until 2022) https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/nov/23/children-with-mental-health-problems-guaranteed-treatment-in-four-weeks?CMP=share_btn_tw

16 Nov 2017  Cutting workload isn’t enough to stop teachers leaving schools https://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2017/nov/16/to-stop-teachers-leaving-the-profession-lets-help-them-make-a-difference?CMP=share_btn_tw

13 Nov 2017  Student loans fraud exposed by Panorama https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41966571

12 Nov 2017  Plymouth University at centre of ‘fraudulent’ degrees scandal http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/plymouth-news/student-loan-scandal-plymouth-university-766254#ICID=sharebar_twitter

11 Nov 2017  Take heart – the monstrous academy system is running out of road | Fiona Millar https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/nov/14/academy-isle-of-wight-school-fiona-millar?CMP=share_btn_tw

3 Nov 2017  Exclusive: Top-earning academy bosses revealed https://www.tes.com/news/exclusive-top-earning-academy-bosses-revealed

2 Nov 2017  Child poverty in Britain ‘set to soar to new record’ https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/nov/02/child-poverty-britain-set-to-soar-to-new-record-ifs?CMP=share_btn_tw

31 Oct 2017  Classroom violence – statistics UK https://www.anttelecom.co.uk/blog/classroom-violence-statistics-uk

31 Oct 2017  Schools failing to discuss knife crime due to stigma fears, says London mayor https://www.tes.com/news/schools-failing-discuss-knife-crime-due-stigma-fears-says-london-mayor

26 Oct 2017  Children with mental health problems waiting 18 months for help http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/mental-health-children-waiting-times-18-months-care-quality-commission-report-a8021941.html

26 Oct 2017  Born to Fail? Social Mobility, A Working Class View http://www.faireducation.org.uk/news-and-features/2017/10/26/born-to-fail-social-mobility-a-working-class-view

24 Oct 2017  Protest against school cuts as teachers and parents descend on Parliament  http://www.tltp.co.uk/news/protest-againt-school-cuts-in-parliament/

23 Oct 2017  Will failing academies pave the way for greater local authority involvement?  https://www.prospect.org.uk/blog/index/2017/October/23/Will-failing-academies-pave-way-greater-local-authority-involvement

22 Oct 2017  Ending ‘Period Poverty’: The Ground Breaking Campaign…. that found it’s voice in  Leeds https://leedstalkspr.com/2017/10/22/ending-period-poverty-the-ground-breaking-campaign-that-found-its-voice-in-leeds

21 Oct 2017  Collapsing academy trust ‘asset-stripped its schools of millions’ https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/oct/21/collapsing-wakefield-city-academies-trust-asset-stripped-schools-millions-say-furious-parents?CMP=share_btn_tw

20 Oct 2017  What it’s like being black and working class at Cambridge  http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/41696224/what-its-like-being-black-and-working-class-at-cambridge

18 Oct 2017  How is it that in 2017 sexism means that girls find school an unsafe and threatening environment? https://www.tes.com/news/how-it-2017-sexism-means-girls-find-school-unsafe-and-threatening-environment

9 Oct 2017  Government too slow to respond to rapes and sexual assaults in schools  https://www.bera.ac.uk/researchers-resources/publications/violence-in-uk-schools-what-is-really-happening

8 Oct 2017  Child-on-child sexual assaults soar, police figures reveal https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/oct/09/child-on-child-sexual-assaults-soar-police-figures-reveal?CMP=share_btn_tw

2 Oct 2017 REVEALED: Banned sex scandal teacher now ‘sacked’ from new job – with police in Bermuda  http://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/15570469.REVEALED__Banned_sex_scandal_teacher_now__sacked__from_new_job_____with_police_in_Bermuda/?ref=twtrec

1 Oct 2017  The £12bn cost of the North East’s PFI projects revealed http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/hospitals-roads-schools-12bn-cost-13694363#ICID=sharebar_twitter

27 Sep 2017  Headteachers warn parents: there is not enough money to fund schools https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/sep/27/headteachers-tell-parents-you-are-still-in-a-postcode-lottery?CMP=share_btn_tw

9 Sep 2017  Failing academy trust to pull out of 21 schools https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/sep/09/failing-academy-trust-to-pull-out-of-21-schools?CMP=share_btn_tw

6 Sep 2017  School’s campaign to rebuild itself after scandal of former head http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/sawtry-village-academy-launches-campaign-13577342#ICID=sharebar_twitter

5 Sep 2017  Former Cambridgeshire headteacher guilty of sex and drinking at school http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/cambridgeshire-headteacher-sex-school-property-13572768#ICID=sharebar_twitter

4 Sep 2017  The lie that is ’30 hours free childcare’ https://themoneywhisperer.co.uk/the-lie-that-is-30-hours-free-childcare/

2 Sep 2017  Just how corrupt does a free school have to be, to be seen as unacceptable? http://www.localschoolsnetwork.org.uk/2014/01/just-how-corrupt-does-a-free-school-have-to-be-to-be-seen-as-unacceptable

2 Sep 2017  Exam cheating scandal: How a lovestruck pupil’s boast sparked investigation https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2017/09/02/exam-cheating-scandal-lovestruck-pupils-boast-sparked-investigation/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

1 Sep 2017  Trojan horse: the real story behind the fake ‘Islamic plot’ to take over schools https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/01/trojan-horse-the-real-story-behind-the-fake-islamic-plot-to-take-over-schools?CMP=share_btn_tw

1 Sep 2017  Exclusive: Scandal of plan to waste £75m on temporary free school sites https://www.tes.com/news/exclusive-scandal-plan-waste-ps75m-temporary-free-school-sites

24 Aug 2017  Three top private schools are under investigation after exams ‘cheating’ scandal http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/top-private-school-exams-cheating-scandal-eton-college-winchester-charterhouse-school-cambridge-a7916811.html

22 Aug 2017  Taxpayers to stump up £66m for school which cost £20m to build http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/education/taxpayers-stump-up-66m-school-13513042#ICID=sharebar_twitter

8 Jul 2017  Almost a quarter of teachers who have qualified since 2011 have left profession https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/jul/08/almost-a-quarter-of-teachers-who-have-qualified-since-2011-have-left-profession?CMP=share_btn_tw

7 Jul 2017  Home education doubles, with schools left to ‘pick up pieces’ when it fails https://schoolsweek.co.uk/home-education-doubles-with-schools-left-to-pick-up-pieces-when-it-fails/

24 Jun 2017  Ministers in abrupt U-turn over fire safety in schools https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/24/government-u-turn-over-fire-safety-controls-for-new-schools?CMP=share_btn_tw

21 Jun 2017  Scandal of underfunding of schools continues  http://www.downlands.w-sussex.sch.uk/2017/06/scandal-of-under-funding-of-schools-continues/

16 Jun 2017  Government urged to show it ‘has teeth’ as academy scandals stack up https://schoolsweek.co.uk/government-urged-to-show-it-has-teeth-as-academy-scandals-stack-up/

4 Jun 2017  Most school support staff have been assaulted by pupils https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/jun/03/most-school-support-staff-assaulted-by-pupils-union-survey?CMP=share_btn_tw

3 Jun 2017  The scandal of Oasis Academy, Isle of Sheppey  http://www.kentadvice.co.uk/peters-blog/news-a-comments/item/987-the-scandal-of-oasis-academy-isle-of-sheppey.html

11 May 2017  Hundreds of knives seized in 18 months at UK schools, figures show https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/may/12/hundreds-of-knives-seized-in-18-months-at-uk-schools-figures-reveal-show-police-england-wales-weapons?CMP=share_btn_tw

21 Apr 2017  Hundreds of schools held hostage over PFI contracts, as investigation reveals one paid £2,000 for a new sink https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2017/04/21/hundreds-schools-held-hostage-pfi-contracts-investigation-reveals/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

19 Apr 2017  One of the biggest scandals in Ofsted’s history’ https://faithschoolersanonymous.uk/2017/04/one-of-the-biggest-scandals-in-ofsteds-history/

10 Apr 2017  Police launch fraud inquiry at Baverstock Academy https://schoolsweek.co.uk/police-launch-fraud-inquiry-at-baverstock-academy/

10 Apr 2017  Andrew Lloyd Webber calls for more pressure on schools to teach the arts https://www.tes.com/news/andrew-lloyd-webber-calls-more-pressure-schools-teach-arts

5 Apr 2017  A third of Sure Start children’s centres in England lost, says Labour https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/apr/05/sure-start-childrens-centres-cuts-labour?CMP=share_btn_tw

30 Mar 2017  Is Ex-Education Minister Nicky Morgan the biggest hypocrite in politics? http://dailym.ai/2nkwdCv

16 Mar 2017  Child poverty in UK at highest level since 2010, official figures show https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/mar/16/child-poverty-in-uk-at-highest-level-since-2010-official-figures-show?CMP=share_btn_tw

10 March 2017  Ofsted launches investigation into ‘scandal’ of schools gaming the system – http://edexec.co.uk/ofsted-launches-investigation-into-scandal-of-schools-gaming-the-system/

28 Feb 2017  National Governance Association – ‘Considerable number of Multi Academy Trusts are failing to improve’ say MPs  – https://www.nga.org.uk/News/NGA-News/Sept-16-Feb-2017/‘Considerable-number-of-Multi-Academy-Trusts-are-f.aspx

28 Feb 2017  Shabby schools ‘failing students and teachers’ https://academytoday.co.uk/Article/shabby-schools-failing-students-and-teachers

27 Feb 2017  Exam board faces £50,000 Ofqual fine for handling of qualifications fraud case https://feweek.co.uk/2017/02/27/exam-board-faces-50000-ofqual-fine-for-handling-of-qualifications-fraud-case/

21 Feb 2017  Teacher shortages to ‘hit crisis point’ by 2020, MPs warn http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/teacher-shortages-to-hit-crisis-point-2020-mps-warn-neil-carmichael-education-select-comittee-a7590481.html

21 Feb 2017  Why teachers are leaving the profession in their droves http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/teachers-crisis-education-leaving-profession-jobs-market-droves-who-would-be-one-a7591821.html

14 Feb 2017  Auditor questions financial future of scandal-hit Perry Beeches Academy Trust https://www.tes.com/news/exclusive-auditor-questions-financial-future-scandal-hit-perry-beeches-academy-trust

9 Feb 2017  Damning report attacks firms which built fault-ridden Scottish schools https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/feb/09/damning-report-slams-firms-who-built-fault-ridden-scottish-schools?CMP=share_btn_tw

3 Feb 2017  Academies count the cost of fraud https://www.tes.com/news/exclusive-academies-count-cost-fraud

1 Feb 2017  Academy school chain rocked by media scandals to invest up to £1 million on comms  https://www.prweek.com/article/1422726

24 Jan 2017  One in 10 nursery schools in England face closure within months https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/jan/24/one-in-10-nursery-schools-in-england-face-closure-over-next-few-months?CMP=share_btn_tw

11 Jan 2017  Rabbi on unregistered Jewish schools: ‘I’m confident there’s no scandal waiting to break out’ https://www.hackneycitizen.co.uk/2017/01/11/rabbi-avrohom-pinter-confident-no-scandal-stamford-hill/

14 Dec 2016  Elite UK school caught in ‘cash-for-places’ scandal  https://thepienews.com/news/stowe-uk-private-school-cash-for-places-scandal/

17 Nov 2016  ‘National scandal’ as some CCGs spending as low as £2 per child: http://www.nationalhealthexecutive.com/Health-Care-News/national-scandal-as-some-ccgs-spending-as-low-as-2-per-child-rcpsych-finds#.Ww6kDx0UZso.twitter

10 Nov 2016  A generation of UK children will suffer in poverty. Suddenly that’s normal | Frances Ryan https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/10/uk-children-suffer-child-poverty-crisis?CMP=share_btn_tw

4 Nov 2016  Small school scandal deepens as academy trust found running sixth form with fewer than 20 pupils https://feweek.co.uk/2016/11/04/small-school-scandal-deepens-as-academy-trust-found-running-sixth-form-with-less-than-20-pupils/

17 Oct 2016  Exclusive: MPs urged to mount probe into Bradford school fraud scandal https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/education/exclusive-mps-urged-to-mount-probe-into-bradford-school-fraud-scandal-1-8184750

12 Oct 2016  School in dock over headteacher’s affair with child sex offender http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/primary-school-still-not-told-12016301#ICID=sharebar_twitter

11 Oct 2016  UK childcare is the most expensive in the world http://dailym.ai/2e9wpVm

5 Oct 2016  Jim and Margaret Cuthbert: Edinburgh schools fiasco suggests another flaw in the logic of PFI https://www.commonspace.scot/articles/9553/edinburgh-schools-fiasco-suggests-another-flaw-logic-pfi

13 Sep 2016  ‘Widespread’ sexual harassment and violence in schools must be tackled – News from Parliament – UK Parliament http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/women-and-equalities-committee/news-parliament-2015/sexual-harassment-and-violence-in-schools-report-published-16-17/

12 Sep 2016  The UK is failing its girls: sexism and catcalling in schools https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/uk-is-failing-girls-with-sexism-in-school-and-catcalling-on-the-streets-report-finds_uk_57d6626de4b0ac5a02de9467

8 Sep 2016  Police called to 20,000 violent incidents in schools – including primaries  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/police-called-20000-violent-incidents-8796099

26 Aug 2016  Calls for more schools oversight in wake of scandal in Birmingham http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/calls-more-schools-oversight-wake-11803716#ICID=sharebar_twitter

23 Aug 2016  Prestigious girls’ grammar school caught in A-level cheating scandal after ‘exam shared on social media’  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/prestigious-girls-grammar-school-caught-8691398

2 Aug 2016  Bradford free school fraud sparks calls for public inquiry https://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/aug/02/bradford-free-school-sparks-calls-for-public-inquiry?CMP=share_btn_tw

28 Jul 2016  Social mobility doesn’t exist – and grammar schools are part of the problem https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jul/28/social-mobility-doesnt-exist-grammar-schools-part-problem?CMP=share_btn_tw

1 Jul 2016  Ex-Education Minister Michael Gove could be caught up in a sex scandal which might HELP his PM chances http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/politics/michael-gove-could-add-rich-8328091#ICID=sharebar_twitter

no forced academy

29 Jun 2016  Dance school in fraud prosecution by Trading Standards  https://www.royalacademyofdance.org/news/dance-school-in-fraud-prosecution-by-trading-standards

28 Jun 2016  Number of UK children living in poverty jumps by 200,000 in a year https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jun/28/number-uk-children-living-inpoverty-jumps-200000?CMP=share_btn_tw

28 Jun 2016  £4m fraud at another of Gove’s favourite academy chains http://www.localschoolsnetwork.org.uk/2016/06/4m-fraud-at-another-of-goves-favourite-academy-chains

23 Jun 2016  Fast food deliveries to schools should be banned, children say https://inews.co.uk/?p=11726

21 Jun 2016  School support staff facing high levels of violence and abuse, says UNISON https://www.unison.org.uk/news/press-release/2016/06/school-support-staff-facing-high-levels-of-violence-and-abuse-says-unison/#.Ww5y3Pyyg_E.twitter

16 Jun 2016  DfE fails to rebroker 70 per cent of failing academies https://schoolsweek.co.uk/failing-academies-left-to-get-on-with-it/

15 Jun 2016  Sponsors lose control of 119 failing academies http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-36538763

13 May 2016  Court action could be on the cards for Edinburgh schools scandal https://www.pbctoday.co.uk/news/building-control-news/court-action-cards-edinburgh-schools-scandal/24137/

9 May 2016 Structural issues found at PFI school in Stirling  https://www.holyrood.com/articles/news/structural-issues-found-pfi-school-stirling

26 Apr 2016  Asbestos Scandal in UK Schools Blamed on Government https://www.asbestos.com/news/2016/04/26/asbestos-scandal-in-uk-schools-blamed-on-government/

12 Apr 2016  It’s not just Scotland’s schools. The whole PFI racket is crumbling https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/apr/12/edinburgh-schools-pfi-racket-crumbling-scotland-tax-avoiding-governing-class?CMP=share_btn_tw

27 Mar 2016  Schools asbestos ‘scandal’ still threatening lives – report http://shr.gs/YWP0LHC

23 Mar 2016  Teachers protest against academy plan https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-35883922

18 Mar 2016  Five teachers reveal what it’s like to work in an academy | Sarah Marsh https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/mar/18/teaching-academy-teachers-george-academies-george-osborne?CMP=share_btn_tw

13 Mar 2016  Unruly pupils ‘excluded by failing academies to boost standards’  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/12192753/Unruly-pupils-excluded-by-failing-academies-to-boost-standards.html

6 Mar 2016  Inside the abandoned Liverpool school costing £12,000 a day http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/gallery-look-inside-abandoned-liverpool-10999074#ICID=sharebar_twitter

4 Mar 2016  PFI Firms: Multi-million pound profits from ‘flipping’ contracts https://schoolsweek.co.uk/multi-million-pound-profits-from-flipping-contracts/

26 Feb 2016  Five Reasons For the UK’s Worst-Ever Teacher Shortage https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/patrick-hayes/teacher-shortage_b_9319692.html

12 Feb 2016  Youth mental health neglect a ‘moral scandal and enormous economic mistake’, says LSE report  http://www.lse.ac.uk/website-archive/newsAndMedia/newsArchives/2016/02/Youth-mental-health.aspx

2 Feb 2016  ‘It’s a national scandal: the looming exams crisis reveals how ambivalent the government is about teachers and schools’ https://www.tes.com/news/its-national-scandal-looming-exams-crisis-reveals-how-ambivalent-government-about-teachers-and

29 Jan 2016  Four in 10 teachers ‘attacked by pupils’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-35431782

4 Dec 2015  Toxic PFI legacy is pushing schools towards financial ruin https://schoolsweek.co.uk/toxic-pfi-bills-cripple-schools

20 Oct 2015  Revealed: eight ways sexism is taking place in schools https://www.tes.com/news/revealed-eight-ways-sexism-taking-place-schools

24 Aug 2015  Jamie Oliver admits school dinners campaign failed because eating well is a middle class preserve  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/11821747/Jamie-Oliver-admits-school-dinners-campaign-failed-because-eating-well-is-a-middle-class-preserve.html

25 Jun 2015  UK has 2.3m children living in poverty, government says https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33266799

25 March 2015  Why the government quietly buried news of a big Academy schools scandal yesterday https://politicalscrapbook.net/2016/03/why-the-government-quietly-buried-news-of-a-big-academy-schools-scandal-yesterday/

21 Jan 2015  School religion row sparks council review http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/new-school-rules-after-creationism-5017338#ICID=sharebar_twitter

15 Oct 2014  Child poverty levels in UK mapped out by new research https://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/oct/15/child-poverty-levels-uk-mapped-out-research?CMP=share_btn_tw

1 Sep 2014  Britain’s Elite Boarding Schools Are Facing an Explosion of Abuse Allegations http://www.newsweek.com/2014/09/05/britain-elite-boarding-schools-facing-explosion-abuse-allegations-267201.html

16 Jul 2014  Selling our schools – Gove’s Trojan Horse http://www.counterfire.org/articles/opinion/17325-selling-our-schools-gove-s-trojan-horse

15 Jul 2014  Nicky Morgan: ‘Fed up’ with teachers not taking responsibility http://www.politics.co.uk/comment-analysis/2014/07/15/nicky-morgan-fed-up-with-teachers-not-taking-responsibility

4 Jun 2014  Cameron orders an end to extraordinary feud between Theresa May and Michael Gove over failure to tackle Islamic extremism in schools  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2648218/Home-Secretary-Theresa-May-calls-tougher-rules-deal-Islamic-extremism-schools-Trojan-Horse-plot-scandal.html

10 May 2014  Child abuse scandal at schools St Paul’s and Colet Court continues to grow  https://www.jordanssolicitors.co.uk/2014/05/child-abuse-scandal-at-schools-st-pauls-and-colet-court-continues-to-grow/

13 Apr 2014  Scandal of Merseyside school children who don’t know own name http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/scandal-merseyside-school-children-who-6983025#ICID=sharebar_twitter

6 Apr 2014  Kings science academy scandal raises questions over free schools policy http://antiacademies.org.uk/2014/04/kings-science-academy-scandal-raises-questions-over-free-schools-policy/

Gove out

3 Apr 2014  Three arrests over ‘fraud’ at flagship academy schools http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/three-are-arrested-amid-claims-of-fraud-at-one-of-the-governments-flagship-academy-schools-9236439.html

19 Mar 2014  Parents shocked by school sex scandal https://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/education/parents-shocked-by-school-sex-scandal-1-5947732

4 Mar 2014  Childcare costs are a national scandal – and it is sending working mums into the black market  http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/childcare-costs-national-scandal—3206403#ICID=sharebar_twitter

10 Feb 2014  Generation Stress: Scandal of our depressed kids as thousands of under-10s are treated for mental health problems http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/child-depression-scandal-ill-kids-3129996#ICID=sharebar_twitter

7 Feb 2014  Al-Madinah free school ordered to shut down secondary wing https://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/feb/07/al-madinah-free-school-secondary?CMP=share_btn_tw

21 Jan 2014  Just how corrupt does a free school have to be, to be seen as unacceptable? http://www.localschoolsnetwork.org.uk/2014/01/just-how-corrupt-does-a-free-school-have-to-be-to-be-seen-as-unacceptable

15 Jan 2014  Violence in UK schools: what is really happening?  https://www.bera.ac.uk/researchers-resources/publications/violence-in-uk-schools-what-is-really-happening

6 Jan 2014  Sure Start closure figures DELETED from Government website as part of ”data cleansing” exercise http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/sure-start-closure-figures-deleted-2978571#ICID=sharebar_twitter

22 Sep 2013  Private Finance Initiative: Kent maintained schools face £100 million levy to support academies  http://www.kentadvice.co.uk/peters-blog/news-a-comments/item/605-private-finance-initiative-and-academies-ebbsfleet-academy.html%22

11 Jul 2013  Chair of governors at Moor End Academy quits in sex scandal http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/chair-governors-moor-end-academy-4931563#ICID=sharebar_twitter

5 Jul 2013  Parents to hear progress from scandal-hit Eastbury Primary School in Barking http://www.barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk//news/education/parents-to-hear-progress-from-scandal-hit-eastbury-primary-school-in-barking-1-2264910?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social_Icon&utm_campaign=in_article_social_icons

10 Jun 2013  Fire at London Islamic school: Four teenagers arrested over blaze at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/fire-at-london-islamic-school-four-teenagers-arrested-over-blaze-at-darul-uloom-islamic-boarding-8651688.html

9 May 2013  Abuse scandals: Britain’s elite music education in crisis https://www.channel4.com/news/sex-abuse-scandals-britains-elite-music-education-in-crisi

27 Apr 2013  Scandal of the university students who get fewer than 100 hours’ teaching a year http://bit.ly/1855E86

15 Feb 2013  ‘Dump f***ing everyone’: the inside story of how Michael Gove’s http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/dump-fing-everyone-the-inside-story-of-how-michael-gove-s-vicious-attack-dogs-are-terrorising-the-8497626.html

15 Feb 2013  Horsemeat scandal: traces found in school dinners and hospital meals https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2013/feb/15/horsemeat-scandal-school-dinners-hospital-meals?CMP=share_btn_tw

14 Feb 2013  Abuse scandals probe widens: The man who may hold key to UK’s biggest paedophile network ever  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/paedophile-scandal-charles-napier-could-1430365

7 Jan 2013  Violent school pupils attack 900 London teachers a year https://www.standard.co.uk/news/education/violent-school-pupils-attack-900-london-teachers-a-year-8440965.html

26 Sep 2012  Michael Gove Appointment of Anti-North Policy Wonk Tim Leunig Sets Alarm Bells Ringing https://ibt.uk/A001d0t?utm_source=social&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=/tim-leunig-education-appointment-northern-cities-failed-388299

10 Sep 2012  Channel 4 Dispatches survey reveals failure of school meals strategies  http://www.channel4.com/info/press/news/channel-4-dispatches-survey-reveals-failure-of-school-meals-strategies

22 Mar 2012  Ten things they don’t tell you about academies  https://www.newstatesman.com/education/2012/03/academy-schools-academies

27 Feb 2012  The schools crusade that links Michael Gove to Rupert Murdoch http://gu.com/p/35mym/tw

8 Dec 2011  Exam boards scandal: the economic pressures that broke the system https://www.theguardian.com/education/2011/dec/08/exam-boards-scandal-analysis?CMP=share_btn_tw

11 Jul 2011  How Rupert Murdoch is drawing Michael Gove into the News International phone hacking scandal http://www.localschoolsnetwork.org.uk/2011/07/how-rupert-murdoch-is-drawing-michael-gove-into-the-news-international-phone-hacking-scandal

Gove and Murdoch

 

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