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Monthly Archives: March 2012
Budget week is always a battle between the economic head and the political heart. Some difficult decisions make fiscal sense but upset electoral hearts. Take lowering the top rate of income tax whilst reducing tax free personal allowances for pensioners; … Continue reading
There are many things Heads don’t like receiving including parental complaints and poor examination results, but high on the list will be letters of resignation from Maths, Physics and Economics teachers. The reason is simple; the UK is running out … Continue reading
The 1966 Coleman report famously found that schools had a very limited effect on the academic attainment of children. The education, income and social class of parents outweighed school quality as measured by class size, teacher experience, and school expenditure … Continue reading