UK: Tony Blair’s old Tory education policies


This is a video from Britain celebrating the departure of Tony Blair.

From British daily The Morning Star:

Another Blair betrayal

(Sunday 04 November 2007)

The Great City Academy Fraud by Francis Beckett
(Continuum, £16.99)

DAMNING: The Great City Academy Fraud by Francis Beckett.

CHRIS SEARLE finds out about new Labour’s quick fix for schools: flog ’em off to rich, religious cronies and expel all of the troublemakers.

HERE’S a question – how do you transform a struggling inner-city school into a vibrant and successful learning institution?

The new Labour answer is to stop calling it a school and rename it an academy, take it away from any public accountability and give anti-democratic and authoritarian control of it to a group of business or Christian evangelist sponsors.

See also here. And here.

Eugenics, Race and Intelligence in Education by Clyde Chitty: here.

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