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LindyHemming Tue 30-Aug-11 18:27:08

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CaptainMartinCrieff Tue 30-Aug-11 18:32:59

I'm intrigued too... Only time will tell I guess. I've just been reading about the first one in London which will have the children there from 8am-6pm and will have 2 week long half terms and a 4 week summer holiday. It's going to take years to determine whether it'll be effective or a huge failure. It's a gamble.

jackstarb Tue 30-Aug-11 18:59:25

I just posted this article on the Melissa Benn thread. Free Schools - for and against. It's Benn (anti) debating with Rachel Wolf (for) of the New School Network. Covers most points.

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