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23 October 2018
On 22 October teaching assistants (TAs) in Unison joined the 18-day strike by nine dinner ladies at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe, Yorkshire - who are fighting against being made redundant
28 March 2018
Like the NHS and council services, public state education in primary, secondary, special schools and colleges is facing a dire crisis
28 June 2017
In Exeter, some male students protested their school's 'no shorts' policy by wearing skirts
23 November 2016
"I would like to vote, because I want a say in how my life is run and I know more than many who do!" This was one of the responses when I asked a room of 12-year-olds if they would like the right to vote.
4 April 2016
A hundred demonstrators staged a loud, colourful march through Folkestone on Saturday 2nd April against the threatened closure of Pent Valley secondary school. The closure is being driven by Tory-controlled Kent County Council and is the latest in a series of school closures across Kent.
16 March 2016
In my local area we are campaigning to save Pent Valley School from closure (as previously reported in the Socialist). However, Pent Valley is not the only school that needs saving, writes Bethany Smith, sixth form student.
17 February 2016
A coach packed with campaigners determined to save Pent Valley school in Kent left Cheriton to lobby Kent County Council in Maidstone.
2 February 2016
The academy threat to Small Heath school has been withdrawn, but NUT members are now having to take action for the reinstatement of NUT rep Simon O'Hara
22 April 2015
This month marks the 30th anniversary of the 1985 school student strikes. Militant, the predecessor of the Socialist Party, played a leading role in organising them
7 January 2015
School playing fields are not "surplus land". So said close to 100 concerned parents and local residents at Parkland Primary School, Swansea, in December
14 December 2011
Bullying has always been a problem in schools. As the commercialisation of education accelerates, however, it is often the teachers on the receiving end - from senior management, writes Manny Thain, East London Socialist Party.
2 November 2011
The school student strikes of 1985 showed how young people are able to organise and fight back when their futures are under attack, writes John Cosgrove, Liverpool Youth Fight for Jobs.
8 June 2011
The campaign in Coventry against academies continues with strike action at two schools this week
26 January 2011
ONE OF the flagship academies planned was Tidemill Primary School in Deptford in south London. Head master Mark Elms, who achieved widespread media attention when he became Britain's highest-paid 'superhead',...
1 September 2010
SOME TORY councils are showing what effects the Cameron/ Clegg cuts will have. Croydon in south London is ending its contract for school meals with Eden Foodservice, and has told schools to provide their...
26 May 2010
Thursday 6 May was a very important day for me. Not only was the future of our country being decided, but I was standing for election, as a Socialist Party candidate. Granted, it was only my school mock...
28 April 2010
TEACHERS AT the Crest Boys Academy in Neasden, north London, took strike action on 21 April in protest at the school trust's decision to sack seven staff...
14 December 2009
ON 3 December, workers in the NASUWT and NUT teachers' unions went on strike at Weston Favell School in Northampton, writes Lee Dunkley, Northampton Socialist Party.
27 May 2009
PARENTS FIGHTING to save Charlotte Turner School reacted angrily to Greenwich council's decision to close their school, writes Onay Kasab, Greenwich Unison secretary (pc).
27 May 2009
Lessons from struggle: From school closures and increased university fees to poverty minimum wages young people need to fight for their future, writes 2003 - school students organised against Iraq war.
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