Just this once I’ll agree with the teaching unions: we do need to do something about the disruptive morons in our nations schools:
Not that Ruth Kelly has much to be proud of. How come the media’s always implying that Conservatives are all secretly awaiting the rise of the Fourth Reich, but will never draw attention to the L3’s... ambiguous position as regards paedophiles. We’ve never appointed a guy with convictions for racially-motivated violence to the Commission for Racial Equality, meanwhile on the Left side of the aisle...
The statement that there will be no more "community" schools built and run by local authorities provoked a torrent of cries of "shame" and "why?" from the sparsely populated hall at the North of England Education Conference in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear.
Only around 150 of the 350 delegates waited to hear her speech on the final day of the annual conference.