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ERIC Number: EJ783782
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0963-8253
Blair's Academies: The Story So Far
Gillard, Derek
FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, v50 n1 p11-22 2008
Of all Tony Blair's education policies during his decade as prime minister, one of the most controversial was his plan to create a network of academies--effectively, private schools funded by the taxpayer. This piece explores the origins of the policy and recounts the widespread concerns and criticisms with which it has been beset.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom