Allan Beavis: How successful have Charter Schools, the US version of Free Schools, been in improving education?
There have recently been quite vociferous calls on this site for “evidence” to support criticism of the free schools and academies policy. With more news this morning of a last minute education budget slash of £155m and fears that the impact will disproportionately hit the poorest parts of the country coming so soon after the DfE announced an allocation of £35m ... read more and comment →
Latest comment by Allan Beavis: "Here is a new piece by Diane Ravitch on the Cathie Back debacle in New York and Washington's obsession with private sector companies and individuals running schools. It is easy to say that this is happening in America, but very ......"Comment + Debate