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The Butler Education Act: 70 Years On

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The Butler Education Act became legislation 70 years ago this week. This important Act made education free for all and established our system based on local education authorities. It also legislated for independent schools and gave schools the freedom to … Continue reading

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Look After the Pennies . . . .

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This is a genuine question. When did the future of the country’s economy become the primary determinant of education policy? When talking about the proposed National Curriculum for England this week, the Prime Minister said, “This revolution in education is … Continue reading

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