The Red Arrow wrote: ↑
Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:29 pm
I mean, it's not like Sniffer to bollocks something up in a self-interested project, is it?
Michael Gove's free schools at 10: the most successful policy since the war – or a costly mistake?
A decade ago the first free schools opened with fanfare and a promise to transform England’s education system. But it hasn’t quite turned out that way
https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... or-mistake
Interesting article. So, to summarise:
It was a back door for education funds to be slipped to academy chains and "our mates".
It was an opportunity for a few of "our mates" to play at being Sir for a few days.
It was an opportunity to make sure they didn't have to mix with the smelly kids.
All of which we predicted from the start.
"There ain't nothing you fear more than a bad headline, is there? You'd rather live in shit than let the world see you work a shovel."