Ok, blogging again on this site after another break. I’ve been hoping to have the article below published somewhere, but haven’t been successful, so thought I’d just post it on here. Please read on… The Government is handing privately-sponsored academy trusts funding which could approach £1 million per school to take over the running of struggling former local authority primary and secondary schools. The Department for Education is making the cash available from this month to support the capital and running costs of local authority schools converting to sponsored academies. Critics say the move appears to undermine the principle of a “level playing field” forRead More →