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In June Michael Gove announced that GCSEs would be scrapped in favour of a return to O-Level style exams. The Daily Mail reported: Proposals to axe GCSEs and return to an O-level style exams will ensure an education system that compares with most rigorous in the world, Michael Gove told MPs. …The proposals could see […]

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In July 2010, the government cancelled the Building Schools for the Future programme, as part of £1 billion of cuts from schools. The Guardian reported: The coalition government took its axe to a further £1.5bn in spending commitments, cutting £1bn from the schools budget and millions from the business department, communities and local government and […]

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One day, Tory ministers propose the scrapping of free milk for under-fives, as the Telegraph reported: The government is considering scrapping free milk for under-fives as part of the spending cuts. Ministers said there was no evidence the Nursery Milk scheme improved health and, at a cost of around £50 million a year, was too […]

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