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17 October 2018
"No ifs, no buts, no dinner lady cuts," is the song from the picket line. Nine dinner ladies at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe, Yorkshire are now on indefinite strike against being made redundant.
12 September 2018
'Isolation booths' - solitary confinement in all but name - are an increasingly common feature of 'zero-tolerance' school behaviour policies.
29 August 2018
Feed your child or heat the house; buy a school uniform or pay the electricity bill - these are the kinds of impossible choices faced by more and more working parents every day
25 July 2018
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including Boris's millionaire mansion and working homeless.
20 June 2018
Parents involved in the Disability Empowerment Action Links (Deal) group have pushed Leeds City Council into 'pausing' its plans to cut special education needs transport to over-16s.
20 June 2018
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us.
30 May 2018
What a racket! Hundreds of car (and some bus and truck) horns were honked in support of Springfield Primary School teachers on 24 May when National Education Union (NEU) members took their first day of strike action against further job losses and increased workloads.
23 May 2018
School workers in Newham, east London, stopped Avenue Primary School becoming a privately run 'academy' earlier this month
8 May 2018
NEU members at Avenue school have succeeding in stopping the school becoming an academy.
6 May 2018
Keith was re-elected on a landslide
2 May 2018
Leeds council has withdrawn escorted transport funding for young people aged 16 and over with special educational needs and disabilities. Parents and students, alongside Unite Community members, gathered on the steps of Leeds Town Hall on 28 April to protest.
24 April 2018
Privatisation at Avenue school could be on the verge of defeat
10 April 2018
Striking teachers and support staff, together with parents at St Helens primary in Barnsley, chanted: "What do we want? A happy school!"
28 March 2018
Last year's general election saw a historic surge for Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity manifesto. A large part of that wave was the 800,000 voters who switched their vote on the question of education
28 March 2018
Teaching staff at three schools in Newham, east London, have been taking strike action
22 March 2018
"Four heads, five deputies and five Sendcos have gone over the last two years"
21 March 2018
Newham teachers and parents rallied again as Avenue Primary School took its tenth day of strike action on 15 January
7 March 2018
After a huge public meeting of 250 angry parents and staff demanded that Salford council "fight for the five" remaining council-run nurseries, mayor Paul Dennett has agreed to do just that
21 December 2017
Avenue School was in near-total shutdown on 14 December, its second strike day in opposition to becoming a quasi-privatised 'academy'
13 December 2017
Scrap Thatcher's right to buy: Over 40% of ex-council houses sold under Thatcher's 'right to buy' scheme are now part of the private rental sector, according to Inside Housing.
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