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Why the Tories are trying to take our schools back decades

08 October 2013
Michael Gove’s new curriculum won’t ‘raise standards’ because it’s designed to bash teachers, blame children for failure and justify cuts, writes Sadie Robinson

Teachers are 'up for action' against Michael Gove

17 September 2013
Teachers rallied in London and Nottingham last Saturday in the run-up to regional strikes next month to defend pay, pensions, conditions and education.

Academy status schools favour the rich

10 September 2013
Academy schools are increasing segregation between rich and poor children, according to a new report.

New school strikes can beat Michael Gove

10 September 2013
United strikes by teachers next month can defend workers’ conditions and children’s education—and hit the government hard, writes Sadie Robinson

Gove's free school snatches millions from Islington council

02 July 2013
The Tories have taken control of a north London school and handed it to a trust made up of profit-making firms—for free.

Teachers march through London against Michael Gove

26 June 2013
Chants of “Get Gove out!” rang through central London as more than 1,000 teachers marched yesterday, Wednesday.

Schools round up

25 June 2013
The GMB union could call strikes in several Sheffield schools over threats to sack support workers. The council issued 58 redundancy notices at 19 schools, and wants to downgrade staff at seven more.

Is Gove beaten on history?

25 June 2013
Tory education secretary Michael Gove seems to have made a major retreat in his attempts to rewrite the school history curriculum. 

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