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GOVE`S  PLAN TO LET ACADEMIES AND FREE SCHOOLS TURN A PROFIT 

REPORT EXCERPTS BY : JAMES CUSICK  FROM THE INDEPENDENT i         JULY 2ND 2013

ACADEMIES AND FREE SCHOOLS SHOULD BECOME PROFIT -MAKING BUSINESS`S USING HEDGE FUNDS AND VENTURE CAPITALISTS TO RAISE FUNDS ,ACCORDING TO PRIVATE PLANS BEING DRAWN UP BY THE SECRETARY OF EDUCATION , MICHAEL GOVE.

DETAILS OF DISCUSSIONS ON THE PROPOSED REDESIGN OF ACADEMY REGULATIONS REVEAL THAT MR GOVE IS CONSIDERING THE CONTROVERSIAL FINANCIAL REVAMP OF HIS ACADEMY SCHOOLS PROGRAMME AFTER ADVISERS PREDICTED THE GROWTH OF HIS REFORMS WILL STALL UNLESS OPERATORS AND SPONSORS ARE GIVEN NEW FINANCIAL INCENTIVES .

IN A FURTHER RADICAL MEASURE AIMED AT BOOSTING THE ECONOMIC ATTRACTION OF ACADEMIES , THE EDUCATION SECRETARY IS EXAMINING PROPOSALS FOR ACADEMY SCHOOLS WITH LARGE SITES TO BE ABLE TO SELL OFF OR SUB -LET FORMER COUNCIL OWNED LAND ,WITH MONEY USED TO REBUILD OR IMPROVE SCHOOLS .

THE NATIONAL UNION  OF TEACHERS BRANDED THE COVERT DISCUSSIONS INSIDE THE DfE  “A SCANDAL WAITING TO HAPPEN ” AND CALLED ON THE EDUCATION SECRETARY TO MAKE AN URGENT STATEMENT TO PARLIMENT AND TAXPAYERS ON WHERE THE ACADEMY PROGRAMME IS NOW HEADING . STEPHEN TWIGG ,LABOUR `S SHADOW EDUCATION SECRETARY , CALLED THE PLANS A “TRIUMPH OF DOGMA OVER EVIDENCE ” LAST YEAR A SURVEY BY POPULUS SHOWED THAT THREE QUARTERS OF THE PUBLIC DISAPPROVED OF ACADEMIES MAKING PROFITS .

(i )ONE IN FOUR OF ENGLANDS 7.3 MILLION STATE PUPILS ARE IN ACADEMY STATUS SCHOOLS .JUST OVER 3,000 OF ENGLANDS 27,000 SCHOOLS ARE ACADEMIES . OVER HALF OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND 10 PER CENT OF PRIMARIES ARE ACADEMIES .

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THE  PEOPLES YOUNiVERSITY: BROUGHT TO YOU BY OCCUPY PORTSMOUTH : 4TH -5TH FEBRUARY 2012.

TWO DAYS OF LECTURES ARE TAKING PLACE  OUTSIDE THE ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL IN THE HIGH STREET OF OLD PORTSMOUTH, ON THE GREEN.  AMONGST  THE LECTURERS SO FOR HAVE BEEN , KEITH TAYLOR THE GREEN MEMBER OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIMENT FOR SOUTH EAST ENGLAND DISCUSSING CHRONIC AIR POLLUTION .HE ALSO TOOK QUESTIONS ON THE EUROPEAN PARLIMENT. 

BEA CAMPBELL THE AWARD WINNING JOURNALIST AND LEADING FEMINIST THINKER  WAS LOOKING AT WHAT HAS GONE WRONG WITH OUR WORLD.

TODAYS SPEAKERS INCLUDE : JENNY FLINTOFT AND ZUBER HATIA  TALKING ABOUT  JUSTICE FOR PALESTINE .SMASH EDO  WILL BE DISCUSSING , NO TO THE ARMS TRADE .

THE EVENT IS ON FROM 12PM TO 4-20PM.

YOU CAN CONTACT  OCCUPY PORTSMOUTH ON :    wearethe99percent@hotmail.com

 

 

 

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