Labour

Submitted on behalf of Reclaiming Education

1.Introduction

1) Labour’s 2017 General Election Manifesto promised a National ­Education...

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Hackney Downs, a comprehensive boys’ school, was shut in 1995 by Tory education secretary Gillian Shepherd following an unsuccessful campaign to...

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The last Labour manifesto said a Labour government would impose VAT on independent school fees, T he Times wrote on 16 September (behind paywall...

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Cue the usual media images of girls gleefully celebrating their results and Executive Principals extolling the excellence of their schools. There...

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This is the latest example from a BBC report of 3 August.

“The very poorest children in England have fallen even further behind their...

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Mellissa Benn wrote powerfully about this in a Guardian article of 18 July 201 7:

There could not be a more favourable time for the...

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Social mobility, the Sutton Trust says, is 'how someone’s adult outcomes relate to their circumstances as a child.' If this means rising from...

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This is an abridged version of the full article which can be found here .

Politics and education are inseparable and always have been....

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Concern about education has reached its highest level since September 2016, an IpsosMORI poll reveals. The poll, which took place between 5 and 15...

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Just over three million people have watched the new School Cuts video in just 72 hours. That’s three million people who care about the school...

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The Conservative Party policy on grammar schools is abhorrent. It would take a blog and a half to recount all the evidence that has been...

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The Conservative manifesto, which is being quoted by Tory candidates, is very carefully worded and extremely misleading. It gives the impression...

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Yesterday's announcement promised £1 billion extra a year for the core schools budget, made up of £650 million diverted from free infant lunches...

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With campaigning underway for the general election, the key issue in education is funding. The recent IFS report noted that "between 2010...

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I was prompted to write this article by a recent telephone conversation with the complaints section of my Electricity Supply company. I won’t bore...

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After the EU referendum I wrote an article which began by drawing attention to comments made by Conservative Party elder statesman, former...

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( Posted on behalf of Trevor Fisher )

Forty years ago this autumn the Labour Prime Minister, James Callaghan, gave a speech at Ruskin...

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John Bolt of the SEA writes:

Teresa May’s decision to re-open the issue of...

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