Co-operative Schools: a democratic alternative

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 54 Number 2 (2012)

Co-operative Schools: a democratic alternative
JAMIE AUDSLEY, PHILIP COOK, pages 323-326
https://doi.org/10.2304/forum.2012.54.2.323

Abstract

Many fear that the pressures of running an Academy will be too great for individual schools, and that they will be forced to join chains run by private companies. These may offer hard-pressed school administrators valuable management expertise and back-office support, but seem to offer wider society little accountability and transparency. Are private Academy chains the best option, where Academy schools have been cut adrift from the support and democratic legitimacy of local authority governance? The authors argue that a democratic alternative must be found.

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JAMIE AUDSLEY, PHILIP COOK (2012) Co-operative Schools: a democratic alternative, FORUM, 54(2), 323-326. https://doi.org/10.2304/forum.2012.54.2.323

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