Yesterday Damian Hinds MP, our Secretary of State for Education put this statement on Twitter:
‘And this week we celebrated a big milestone on school autonomy
A majority of state school children are now attending academies and free schools’
I was immediately stirred by this tweet and my response was:
‘Even if that’s a true statement I’m not sure it’s something to celebrate. Lack of NC, lack of accountability and the list goes on. Please don’t kid yourself this is a good thing in all cases. It often isn’t’.
I thought I’d finished there, Twitter’s 240 limit told me I had said enough….
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