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5 Sep '14

News Katharine Birbalsingh: I regret telling Tories education system was broken

Teacher returns with new free school four years after party conference speech she says ruined her life and left her joblessThe woman who became Britain's most famous teacher when she told a Conservative party conference the education system was broken has said the speech had left her jobless and ruined her life.After four years out in the cold, Katharine Birbalsingh returns to the classroom in just over a week, when her long-held ambition to open a free school is realised and 120 children arrive for their first day at the Michaela community school (MSC) in Brent, north London. Continue reading...

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