New schools of thought

Ryan, Conor
February 2010
Public Finance;2/12/2010, p18
Trade Publication
The article discusses the differences in the educational policies of the electoral candidates Ed Balls from the Labour Party and Michael Gove from the Conservative Party in Great Britain. Balls disputes the free for all plan of Gove, while the latter denounces the bureaucratic policies of the former. The Labour has increased spending on education but the Tories are likely to require bigger cuts. The argument on how to make schools accountable for pupil performance is also mentioned.


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