I gave Johnson the night and was incredibly conflicted, still wanting to safeguard the interests of young people and not add to the chaos. But I came to the conclusion the next day that I had to go for the good of the country.
The Government now intends to remove the first 18 clauses of its own legislation and present the Commons with new ones in the autumn.
It marks a shift from his original vision, which placed a much greater emphasis on individual schools having the freedom to do their own thing.
The authors reply to William Atkinson – who suggested a week ago on this site that it should not.
My Conservative predecessors have made possible to achieve the best education system in the world.
Uniform status and mandatory hours seem like a step away from the animating spirit of free schools.
Our new book draws on a vast breadth of experience to make more than 40 recommendations for reform.
Policy-makers should explore they should explore how to utilise such sponsors as philanthropists, businesses and charities.
As a Committee Chair, you can campaign for the things you believe in, speak to the media more freely – and still get things done.
It’s hard work, but the progressive ideology has not gone away. It would be a tragedy for future generations if we gave in and settled for an easier life.
Thankfully the Government is taking the threat seriously and has launched a “back to school and college” campaign.
The Department for Education has had a year to work out how to prevent a repeat of last year. It has rolled over.
The Department of Education wants to address school disruption by “reducing pressure” on students.