First Lady praises UK

11th November 2005 at 00:00
Laura Bush, the US First Lady, praised Britain's Teach First scheme at a White House dinner this week held to honour the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. Mrs Bush said the Teach for America scheme, in which high-flying graduates work in challenging schools for two years, had been successfully replicated by the UK project, which started in London and will begin in Manchester next year.

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