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REPORTS ON  PUPIL PREMIUM RESEARCH , ACADEMIES AND COOPERATIVE SCHOOLS , AND NON TEACHERS TEACHING IN SCHOOLS , HAVE ALL APPEARED  IN THE NEWSPAPERS RECENTLY . CHECK THEM OUT IN FULL  FOR INTERESTING INFORMATION.

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IN THE TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT BY : STEPHEN EXLEY 20TH JULY 2012

UNION ( NASUWT) BACKS COOP ACADEMIES OVER `PREDATORY` CHAINS  , “THEY ARE A SAFE HAVEN ,FROM PRIVATISATION AGENDA IT CLAIMS. A MAJOR CLASSROOM UNION TOOK THE UNPRESEDENTED STEP THIS WEEK OF BACKING COOPERATIVE SCHOOLS – INCLUDING ACADEMIES – AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO WHAT THEY DESCRIBE AS THE “PRIVATISATION AGENDA ” OF ACADEMY CHAINS .

IN THE INDEPENDENT BY : RICHARD GARNER . 27TH JULY 2012

SCHOOL`S SPENDING FAILING POOREST PUPILS .RESEARCH CARRIED OUT BY THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR EDUCTIONAL RESEARCH  FOR THE SUTTON TRUST CHARITY ,WARNS THAT VERY LITTLE OF THE “PUPIL PREMIUM “£1.25bn ALLOCATED TO SCHOOLS FOR TEACHING DISADVANTAGED PUPILS IS BEING SPENT ON MEASURES TO BOOST THEIR PERFORMANCE . ONE IN 10 SCHOOLS WAS FOUND TO BE USING MONEY TO PLUG THE GAP LEFT BY BUDGET CUTS

IN THE INDEPENDENT BY RICHARD GARNER .28TH JULY 2012

ACADEMIES `SET FREE` TO EMPLOY NON-TEACHERS . IN LINE WITH GOVERNMENT FREE SCHOOLS , AND THE INDEPENDENT SECTOR, ACADEMIES ARE NOW FREE TO EMPLOY  NON-QUALIFIED  TEACHERS AND TO PUT THEM  IN CHARGE OF THE CLASSROOM .CHRISTINE BLOWER OF THE NUT HAS STATED THAT “THE NUT BELIEVES THAT ALL CHILDREN DESERVE TO BE TAUGHT BY QUALIFIED TEACHERS  AND IT`S NOT JUST THE PROFESSION THAT THINKS SO.”

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More parents are taking their children out of school and educating them at home, using money provided by their Local Authority for Home Schooling. Swindon mother, Liz, decided on Home Schooling for her second son Joshua, after she felt her oldest son was failed by his school due to him having dyslexia. Liz hires a private tutor for 2 hours per week. The rest of the time his education is up to himself, using online education and traditional learning methods. His mother believes he is doing better this way. Joshua is taking some GCSEs two years early. Figures obtained by BBC South (June 7th, 2011) shows in some areas Home Education has risen by 50%. For testimonials on Pat Carter as a Home Tutor please see below and the Testimonial page.

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