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24 Sep '14

News Michael Tomlinson to oversee Trojan Horse schools in Birmingham

Former Ofsted chief inspector will take charge of maintained and academy schools across city in wake of high-profile controversyBirminghams troubled maintained and academy schools are to be overseen by education troubleshooter Sir Michael Tomlinson, the former Ofsted chief inspector, the Department for Education has announced.Tomlinson, 71, is to take charge of the citys state schools for a year and attempt to repair the damage done by the so-called Trojan Horse affair that alleged the existence of an attempted takeover of several schools in Birmingham orchestrated by conservative Islamists. Continue reading...

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