Crisis, catastrophe, calamity, cataclysm. Whatever you call it, there’s an important group of people for whom the concept of “crisis” appears to have no meaning.
Despite the overwhelming evidence, leaders at the Department for Education can’t or won’t see that there is a funding crisis engulfing our schools (“‘Crisis? What crisis’ says the new schools commissioner”, Tes, 30 November).
In their view, there’s only room for efficiencies and a regular sound-bite opportunity to reassure the public that schools have never had it so good.
In one way, they’re right. Superb, dedicated teachers and ...
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