31 August 2020
Schools don’t have enough money to protect children and staff against coronavirus. Yet the Tories want schools across England to begin fully reopening from this week.
24 August 2020
Boris Johnson this week reiterated his drive to get all children in England back to school full time next month. Yet the Tories are refusing to put in place measures to make schools safer, such as smaller class sizes to enable social distancing.
24 August 2020
A fresh row has broken out over exam grades. And it exposes the way that the system operates to drive down the results of working class children
20 August 2020
One student says, 'The U-turn was a massive victory, but this is only going to finish when we get education reform and get rid of scum like Gavin Williamson and Boris Johnson'
18 August 2020
Students have taught all of us a lesson in class war. Protest gets results.
14 August 2020
Class is trashing the lives of hundreds of thousands of students. The downgrading of swathes of A-Level students’ grades in England and Wales has exposed how the system operates to keep working class people in check.
14 August 2020
Students marched in central London on Friday demanding that Tory education secretary Gavin Williamson resign. They chanted 'No Tories, no cheats, no Eton elites'.
10 August 2020
Boris Johnson has made it his “national priority” to get all children back to school next month regardless of whether it is safe.
05 August 2020
Scottish teachers' judgements about pupils' exam grades have been overruled, and there's a strong element of class inequality built into the process.
03 August 2020
Cops are more likely to use force against black people, and schools are more likely to exclude them
06 July 2020
Some 35,000 more people could die of cancer because of delays to diagnosis and treatment during the coronavirus crisis.
26 June 2020
The number of suspected coronavirus outbreaks in schools nearly doubled last week, according to figures from Public Health England (PHE). The news is a stark warning about how the Tory easing of the lockdown is putting health at risk.
24 June 2020
New figures show the Tories’ drive to push big numbers of children back to school this month is failing.
16 June 2020
Secondary schools across England began opening to wider numbers of children on Monday of this week.
09 June 2020
The Tories have been forced to drop plans to get all primary school children back into school before the summer term ends.
05 June 2020
The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has shaken the US and large parts of the world to its core.
02 June 2020
Millions of parents faced an agonising choice this week of whether to send their children back to school. The Tories wanted primary school children in reception, year 1 and year 6 to start returning from Monday of this week.
28 May 2020
The NEU union’s joint general secretary Mary Bousted said the strategy meant “risks” to health and was a “disaster”. She added that government guidance on social distancing is “impossible” in schools.
25 May 2020
Boris Johnson said on Sunday that the Tories would push ahead with plans to get more children in schools from Monday of next week
22 May 2020
Over 580 people joined a meeting in Redbridge, 185 in Coventry and 140 in Hackney