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Tories push to keep schools open has been disastrous as more shut everyday

Tories push to keep schools open has been disastrous as more shut everyday Coronavirus chaos is causing soaring numbers of schools across England to close.

Hackney school strikers fight for their conditions and children’s education

Hackney school strikers fight for their conditions and children’s education A militant, lively picket took place on Thursday at Leaways school in Hackney, east London.

LDE school staff strike to demand reinstatement of union rep Sharon Morgan

LDE school staff strike to demand reinstatement of union rep Sharon Morgan Workers at the London Design and Engineering (LDE) free school are taking action to demand the reinstatement of NEU union rep Sharon Morgan.

Strike for suspended NEU rep Sharon Morgan

Strike for suspended NEU rep Sharon Morgan NEU union members at London Design and Engineering college in Newham struck on Thursday last week

Little Ilford school strikers speak out - ‘You’d think we wanted chandeliers!’

Little Ilford school strikers speak out - ‘You’d think we wanted chandeliers!’ Some 51 workers at Little Ilford School struck for their fifth day on Wednesday. It is the second day of a three-day strike over unacceptable working conditions and the expansion of the east London school.

Thousands of school and college students face anxiety over exams

Thousands of school and college students face anxiety over exams Over 700,000 students across England are due to take exams next summer. They have suffered months of disruption because of the pandemic.  

Little Ilford strikers fight to defend their east London school

18 November 2020
Workers at Little Ilford school in east London began a two-day strike on Wednesday against plans that would damage the quality of education.

‘Our empowering strike has brought people together,’ says East London school striker

12 November 2020
A brilliant turnout of lively, dancing, singing people saw over 50 strikers and supporters gather at Little Ilford School in Manor Park on Thursday morning.

Education workers demand schools close during lockdown, and discuss how to make it happen

01 November 2020
The Tory plan leaves schools, colleges and universities – major sources of virus transmission – open

Union backs two-week shutdown of secondaries

19 October 2020
The infection rate among secondary school pupils rose by more than in any other age group since September.

Coronavirus outbreaks in schools means students and staff still at risk

08 September 2020
Over 100 school outbreaks of coronavirus had been reported across Britain by Friday of last week. They include 73 in Scotland, where schools began to reopen from mid-August.

Fury forces Tory exam cheats to retreat—now Gavin Williamson must go

17 August 2020
 Widespread fury over the exams degrading scandal has forced the Tories into a humiliating U-turn

Take to streets against Tory exams injustice

13 August 2020
The downgrading of student A-Level results across England and Wales is a disgraceful attack that has to be resisted.

Tory retreat on exams still fails to make the grade

12 August 2020
The Tories are scrambling to try and contain an outpouring of anger over student exam results. Fury at the downgrading of hundreds of thousands of students’ grades has pushed education secretary Gavin Williamson into a humiliating retreat.

End an unfair exam system

11 August 2020
Class, not ability, determines what grades you get in school— and the exams fiasco in Scotland made that explicit.  

Tories try to justify an unsafe return to schools

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.

Push back by Tories results in more Covid-19 outbreaks in schools

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.

Schools: a revolt is going on against Tory reopening plans

24 June 2020
New figures show the Tories’ drive to push big numbers of children back to school this month is failing.

Keep up fight on schools return

02 June 2020
The Tory plan to get many more children back into schools on 1 June has failed. It’s a significant setback for them—but the battle is far from over.

Defy Johnson’s reckless wider school reopening that will mean more deaths

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.

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