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Academies plan for school privatisation is faltering

Academies plan for school privatisation is faltering The Tories are in trouble over education policy. Miriam Scharf argues now is the time to go on the offensive

How to fight against academies

How to fight against academies Teachers, parents, campaigners and others will meet in London this Saturday to discuss the battle against academies.

LETTERS: We're stronger and more united after Newham academy battle

LETTERS: Were stronger and more united after Newham academy battle We have lost, but we have won much, and we are not defeated

The Troublemaker - Number of people going to hospital for hunger triples

The Troublemaker - Number of people going to hospital for hunger triples The number of people who are so malnourished they have to go to hospital has more than tripled in the last ten years.

Standing in the way of privatised education - the battle against academies in Newham

Standing in the way of privatised education - the battle against academies in Newham An inspiring battle in east London has breathed new life into the fight to stop academies. Two socialist activists, Carolyn McGrath and Miriam Scharf, spoke to Socialist Worker about how the campaign was built – and how others can take up the struggle elsewhere

Victory at Avenue school as academy plan is pushed back - but the fight continues

Victory at Avenue school as academy plan is pushed back - but the fight continues Workers and parents at Avenue school in east London scored a victory this week after school bosses retreated on an academy plan.

East London schools strikers rally together against academisation

26 April 2018
Strikers, parents and their supporters rallied in east London on Thursday as three-day strikes at two schools came to an end

Parents, children and striking teachers protest at academies show

25 April 2018
Demonstrators chanted, “Education, not privatisation,” and, “Our schools are not for sale.”

School strikes are part of a big fight over the future of education

19 April 2018
Workers at Connaught School for Girls in Waltham Forest ended a three-day strike on Thursday in a battle over pay. NEU union members are demanding the higher inner London pay rate at the outer London school.

Strikers on the front foot in anti-academies battle in east London

17 April 2018
There was an exuberant mood on the picket line at Avenue primary school in Newham on Tuesday.

Teachers must push pay fight after NUT conference

03 April 2018
Teachers could be heading for a national strike ballot over pay. Delegates at the NUT union conference in Brighton last weekend passed a motion calling on the union to launch a “vigorous campaign” over pay.

Teachers at union conference support Palestine, oppose Islamophobia and defend Jeremy Corbyn

01 April 2018
Anti-racism was a big theme of NUT teachers’ union conference this week

NUT conference - union must fight now to stop Tory attacks on education

27 March 2018
The final annual conference of the National Union of Teachers takes place in Brighton over Easter weekend.

The Newham struggle against academisation is winning

20 March 2018
School workers in east London have the council on the run

Parents and teachers slam governors’ drive to make schools academies in east London

15 March 2018
Strikers, parents and supporters rallied in east London on Thursday as NEU union members at three schools struck against academies.

Three Newham schools strike against academies - and win huge support

14 March 2018
NEU union members in east London, are showing their determination not to let more of our schools become academies

Pay fight at school in Waltham Forest

13 March 2018
Workers at Connaught School for Girls in north east London struck on Tuesday in an escalating dispute over pay

Strong school strikes against academies get a result in Newham

27 February 2018
Newham council in east London has passed a motion opposing academies, following a series of strikes by school workers.

Three east London schools strike against academy plans

23 February 2018
Workers at three east London schools struck together yesterday—with lively picket lines joined by parents, teachers, and support workers

School workers in London to strike and rally together against academy plans

21 February 2018
Workers and parents are united in this battle for education

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