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EDUCATION WHITE PAPER

Despite last-week’s apparent climb-down by Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, regarding her proposal to force schools to become academies, Government policy has NOT changed, nor have the reasons for opposing it.  We described the White Paper as a “poisonous pill” and it remains so.

The Department for Education website (see http://bit.ly/2702HUK) is clear about this, saying “the government is committed to every school becoming an academy.”

It goes on to say:

In addition, the government will bring forward legislation which will trigger conversion of all schools within a local authority in 2 specific circumstances:

Reclaiming Education is organising a meeting to bring together opponents of the White Paper on 25th May.

Details of speakers and updated information will be available from this website.

Wednesday 25th May, 6.00pm

Committee Room 10, House of Commons, ­Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

To book your place at this meeting, email your details to contact@reclaimingeducation.org.uk

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