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Military-style free schools staffed by ex-forces servicemen are being promoted by Education Secretary Michael Gove. The Department of Education says such schools would “foster confidence, self-discipline and self-esteem whilst developing teamwork and leadership skills”. Yesterday, the Phoenix Free School in Oldham, which wi...
Labour party press release Stephen Twigg MP, Labour's Education Secretary, responding to today's NEET Statistics, said: "There are an extra 32,000 young people ...
Michael Gove said free schools were an example of “local democracy in action” “No free school can be set up, no free school can survive, unless parents want it. S...
Department for Education press release Education Secretary Michael Gove today approved 102 new free school applications to open in 2014 and beyond, delivering arou...
Christine Blower said Free Schools were "not a sensible use of taxpayers' money", as many of them were being established "in the wrong places". “The central point...
NUT press release Free Schools for 2014 Commenting on the announcement of 102 new free school applications approved for 2014 onwards by the Department for Educat...
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