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15 Oct '14

News Education secretary in row with MPs over academy schools inspections

Nicky Morgans decision to block inspections of managers and sponsors labelled absurd by fellow Tory MP Graham StuartThe education secretary, Nicky Morgan, has clashed with the members of the House of Commons education committee over her decision to block inspections of managers and sponsors of academy school chains, with the committee labelling Morgans decision absurd.During a heated exchange, Graham Stuart, the Conservative MP who chairs the education committee, mocked Morgans refusal to allow Ofsted inspectors to question the central leadership of academy chains, the sponsors that administer an increasingly large proportion of schools in England. Continue reading...

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