Southampton: a case study on why Academies are not the answer

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 51 Number 2 (2009)

Southampton: a case study on why Academies are not the answer
RICHARD HARRIS, pages 205-214
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2009.51.2.205

Abstract

The author recounts the arrival of two Oasis Community Learning Academies in Southampton through a process of failed political courage to continue supporting the Local Authority. He tells of the subsequent impact when children and parents react against the regime in one of the Academies. In conclusion he challenges the Labour Government over the issues that arise from this case and similar Academy problems.

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RICHARD HARRIS (2009) Southampton: a case study on why Academies are not the answer, FORUM, 51(2), 205-214

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