Progress in the Anti-Academy Campaign for Louth

Sarah Dobbs's picture
Just wanted to share this article from todays Education Guardian about our campaign in Louth.
One thing is for sure, we won't let the railroading happen......
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Janet Downs's picture
Wed, 16/03/2011 - 08:43

What is really worrying about this is the lack of publicity. If it were not for my reading about this on this site I would know nothing about it and yet it appears to be happening in my area!

This is undemocratic. This is treating Lincolnshire people with contempt.

However, Lincolnshire councillors should watch out. A small group of us were discussing the Channel 4 programme Dispatches shown on Monday 14 March about out-sourcing. All were angry. Perhaps when parents get wind of what their Councillors are doing behind their backs they might start complaining.

Janet Downs's picture
Wed, 16/03/2011 - 10:15

I have submitted a Freedom of Information request to Lincolnshire County Council to release all documentation, including Minutes of Meetings, about the proposed mass conversion of schools to academies. The full wording can be found here:

Sarah Dobbs's picture
Wed, 16/03/2011 - 17:35

Janet - can I ask where in Lincolnshire you are? I am desperate to get a county wide campaign going and would love as many contacts as possible. If we could make contact that would be great - I do have lots of info regarding the county council

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