Melissa Benn: Is efficiency really the new accountability?
Talking to various politicians and parents and others in recent years about education, I have noticed a worrying shift in attitudes about school accountability. As local authorities are progressively stripped of their power and funding - with barely a squeak let alone a snarl of protest! - and more and more trusts, charities and businesses take over our schools, few ... read more and comment →
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