What the U-turn on academies means for Conservative education policy | The Conversation

by Michael Jopling, Northumbria University, Newcastle.

The secretary of state for education, Nicky Morgan, has backed down on plans to force all schools in England to become academies by 2022, outlined in a recent education white paper.

Morgan said the government had “listened to feedback from MPs, teachers, school leaders and parents” and concluded “that it is not necessary to bring legislation to bring about blanket conversion of all schools to achieve this goal.”

These are testing times for the government’s education policy and the furore caused by the plans among Conservative…

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