Nick Clegg rules out running free schools for profit

Nick Clegg: “Let me reassure you, yes, to greater diversity, yes to more choice for parents, but no to running schools for profit” 5 September 2011 Last updated at 11:45 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-14781392 Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said those running England’s free schools will not be able to do so for profit. The first wave of the flagship state-funded, but […]

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US drops to fifth in WEF global competitiveness ranking

The US has slipped another notch down the global competitiveness rankings to fifth place 7 September 2011 Last updated at 10:25 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14797448 The US economy has declined in an annual study of global competitiveness for the third year in a row, falling from fourth place to fifth. The World Economic Forum says economic problems, falling trust in its politicians and […]

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