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So what now for Leicestershire’s transformation of secondary schools?

It should be seen as nothing other than a massive blow. The announcement came from Schools Secretary Ed Balls this afternoon: Leicestershire had lost out on £80million to be spent rebuilding and remodelling secondary schools. Yes, there were serious, and … Continue reading

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Leicester’s schools’ last chance? I’m not convinced

It was at about four o’clock yesterday afternoon that the first indications came through that the Schools Secretary, Ed Balls, was going to talk about Leicester. He’s ordered an investigation into why Leicester’s “National Challenge” (I hate this phrase because … Continue reading

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