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National strikes need to be a part of the fight against the Tory attacks on education

11 April 2017
The education funding cuts are a national attack and require a national response.

Movement against school cuts spreads across England

11 April 2017
Around 300 people met in South Gloucestershire to oppose the Tories’ cuts to school funding. Another 50 met in Leamington Spa.

Striking teachers battling cuts tell Lewisham councillors to ‘start listening’

04 April 2017
Strikers at Forest Hill School in south east London are causing ructions in the local Labour Party in a deepening row over a £1.3 million cuts package that Labour-run Lewisham council wants to push through.

Fightback against school cuts is well under way

04 April 2017
The fight to stop cuts in schools is escalating. Three groups of teachers struck in London last week against funding cuts. More NUT union members in other schools are balloting for strikes against cuts. And parents are organising against the Tories’ so called fair funding formula

GALLERY - Forest Hill school strike battles cuts that threaten children's education

04 April 2017
Strikers at Forest Hill School in south east London are battling a £1.3 million cuts package and a PFI scheme that drains off £1 million a year from education

Strikers say ‘come and see the difference we make’ before you cut schools team in half

04 April 2017
Teachers and school support staff at three London schools are on strike today, Thursday, against cuts.

Hackney teachers prepare for strikes to stop school cuts

28 March 2017
Two strikes were set to take place in schools in Hackney, east London, on Thursday.

Backlash builds against Tories' cuts to school budgets

28 March 2017
Over 100 people joined an angry meeting in Lancaster on Monday, opposing Tory cuts to school funding. The Tories’ so-called fair funding formula will see England’s schools losing

The movement against brutal Tory cuts to school funding is spreading

28 March 2017
The revolt to stop the Tories’ attacks on school funding is growing. Over 100 teachers and parents attended a meeting east London on Wednesday.

Strike against cuts that will destroy a school

21 March 2017
Around 70 people formed a loud, confident picket line at Forest Hill School for boys in Lewisham, south east London, today, Tuesday.

School bullies meet their match—how resistance to school funding cuts is spreading

21 March 2017
Theresa May and her education secretary Justine Greening may have bitten off more than they can chew

Labour activists slapped down by party officials for opposing free school

21 March 2017
Labour Party officials have threatened to suspend one of their own constituency parties for campaigning against a free school

Tory schools funding plan provokes parents' fury

21 March 2017
Parents are hitting back at Tory plans to slash schools' money.

Tories launch school attack

07 March 2017
The Tories are throwing another £320 million at expensive free schools in England —and could fund new grammar schools too.

‘We need a campaign to defend education’

07 March 2017
Parents, teachers and other campaigners joined a public meeting over school funding cuts in Hammersmith, west London, on Tuesday of last week. The meeting was backed by the local council.

Teachers refuse to bow down in Bowdon

28 February 2017
Teachers at Bollin Primary School in Bowdon, Cheshire, struck on Thursday of last week.

Tories slash our state schools but splash out on their free schools

28 February 2017
The Department for Education is splurging on land for privatised free schools while neglected state schools fall into disrepair, Sadie Robinson reports

School staff protest in Durham

28 February 2017
Around 200 teaching assistants (TAs) protested outside Durham County Hall on Friday of last week. It was the culmination of a week of protests during half term.

Teaching assistants keep up action against pay cuts in Derby and Durham

21 February 2017
Also: will the SNP satisfy Glasgow council strikers?

Oldham 'Trojan Horse' claims boost racist agenda

20 February 2017
A racist witch hunt is underway in Oldham, Greater Manchester. The Sunday Times claims Muslims are trying to take over state schools.

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