The fourth in our series: how the 2017 generation of winners from Labour increased their majorities.
Posts Tagged: free schools
Furthermore, further education (FE) is another pressing concern for new Tory voters.
The parents we have most consistently let down are those we have not empowered to demand more for their children. That must change.
John Bald: Education was once a source of pride in Scotland. It is now a serious embarrassment to the SNP.
Wales is the only home country to be below the OECD average in reading, maths, and science.
Joe Shalam: A New Homes Network and a Boris Builds scheme. What a Conservative housing policy should look like.
It was described earlier this week as ‘the election issue yet to bark’. But it seems that this sleeping dog has finally awoken.
Successful schools would have to toe the line or be subject to the attentions of local democratic controllers. They could be destroyed without shutting them down.
Despite the proven success of schools like Michaela, the Left’s policies are more destructive than ever.
Even Corbyn’s Labour is wary of assaulting his free school and academy legacy directly.
The Conservative Party has been at the forefront of reforms which have helped the disadvantaged. Modern history is full of evidence of this vital strain of conservatism.
My local secondary schools were no-go areas and no one from my primary school went to one. That won’t be my children’s experience, and he can take a lot of credit.
The criteria for new schools have been squeezed too much – children who deserve the chance of a great education are missing out as a result.
Despite the obstacles and abuse she faced while setting up the school, Birbalsingh had staff who shared her values, commitment and determination.
We need more of them. But they also need the chance to offer something different.
Suella Braverman: The momentum for free schools has stalled. Johnson’s new Government should revive it.
My new report for the Centre for Policy Studies – published today – calls on the government to turbocharge its commitment to them.
The Conservatives have achieved much in school reform, but there is still a lot more to do.