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ERIC Number: EJ783780
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
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ISSN: ISSN-0963-8253
Further Reflections on the Great City Academy Fraud
Beckett, Francis
FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, v50 n1 p5-10 2008
Academy sponsors have generally behaved with great arrogance, knowing that they enjoyed the enthusiastic support of Tony Blair's Government. And this has been particularly true of Catholic and evangelical sponsors, who believed that Blair's premiership was the best chance they would ever have of bringing about a seismic shift of power in schools from the state to the churches. Yet it seems clear that the academy project is not working out as its supporters originally intended, and it might well be that Gordon Brown's new Government will feel obliged to jettison large parts of the original scheme. (Contains 3 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom