Academies 'dumbed down'

Bennett, Ellen
April 2006
Building Design;4/7/2006, Issue 1716, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that the city academies program of the government will be scaled back to produce schools that are just like any other, Great Britain. The academies will be sponsored by individuals or organizations, but they will be secured by Partnerships for Schools. Six contractors are advertised by Partnerships for Schools to build around 40 city academies and 50 Building Schools for the Future schools on design-and-build contracts. INSET: The end of the one-off school.


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