Janet Downs: Gove says the number of academies in London is responsible for the success of London schools. But it isn’t true.
London is a “very, very special place”, says Secretary of State, Michael Gove, because it’s the only capital city in the world where results in its schools are better than the national average. Gove says it’s because so many London secondary schools are academies. But converter academies haven’t been around long enough for them to be responsible. And research has found ... read more and comment →
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