20 Jun '14

News Saltley school governors resign en masse in wake of 'Trojan horse' inquiry

Board quits in protest over treatment by Ofsted and local council and voice 'grave concern' over remarks made by Michael GoveThe governors of Saltley school, one of the Birmingham schools placed in special measures after an investigation into an alleged plot involving Islamist extremists, have resigned in protest at the way their school has been treated by Ofsted and Birmingham council.The mass resignation is the first significant response by the governing boards of the five schools at the heart of the "Trojan horse" affair, which are awaiting publication of reports by Peter Clarke, the former Metropolitan police counter-terrorism commander commissioned by the education secretary, Michael Gove, to investigate allegations of extremism, and by Birmingham council. Continue reading...

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