Teachers can fix the rail system

9th May 2003 at 01:00
Now that Jarvis plc, which through its Jarvis Rail arm is a major player in railway maintenance, has been awarded a seven-figure contract to help pull round failing schools through a new education division, I see great opportunities ahead. I eagerly await the formation of a local education authority "rail maintenance division", whereby bunches of teachers who would rather face the oncoming train, as it were, than the next class of recalcitrant pupils might find less stressful employment.

Phil Harley 3 Chiltern Rise, Ashby de la Zouch, Leics

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