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Torture in schools: structured child abuse

Michael Collins | Texas School District(s) Allow Male Administrators to Paddle Female Students Sometimes keeping up with our societal decline becomes a bit too much. For example: SPRINGTOWN, Texas — Like many schools in Texas, “spare the rod and spoil the ...

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UK Gov to sell school playing fields against advice

The Education Secretary overruled internal advice from his own independent experts to force through the sale of school playing fields, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.

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Are Universities Turning into Corporate Drone Factories?

Unless we take hold of the reigns we will be cursed with a more ruthless form of corporate power wielded through naked repression. In decaying societies, politics become theater. The elite, who have hollowed out the democratic system to serve ...

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Another Education is Possible

Socialist Review | The testing regime in schools is breaking down. Before the summer break SATs papers were lost or badly marked; pupils were absenting themselves from the tests and head teachers were demanding an end to these wasteful and useless ...

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Teachers threaten more strikes

By Graeme Paton and Sophie Borland | Teachers have threatened further industrial action as a national strike hit up to 9,500 schools across England and Wales on Thursday. Members of the National Union of Teachers said they “felt no guilt” ...

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Teachers to stage one-day strike on April 24

Teachers in England and Wales will stage their first national strike in more than two decades on April 24, Britain’s biggest classroom union announced today. The National Union of Teachers said that a ballot of its 255,000 members had found ...

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Minister jeered by teachers over tests & class sizes

The Schools minister, Jim Knight, was given a public dressing down by teachers yesterday as he sought to defend large class sizes and the Government’s testing regime. He was jeered by delegates at the Association of Teachers and Lecturers’ conference ...

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