Digging around in the undergrowth of schools reform in England
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Ambitious academy trust to rebrand, as Education Uncovered reveals that fewer than half of its schools have been inspected
Academy chief executive, who oversaw primary school with the highest number of permanent exclusions on record in England, put forward by government to be the next Children’s Commissioner
“Chaos” as primary school’s executive board chair resigns, only for council to announce the next day that it will press on with academisation
Trust founder’s 15-minute Facebook interview with former Brexit Party MEP fails to spell out wider pressures it is facing from DfE
Not-so-hidden agenda behind controversial forced academisations would be exposed in glare of greater transparency. No wonder decision-making happens in secret
Is Labour moving in the right direction by replacing Ofsted with inspections triggered by parental, teacher and governor concerns?