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By Prospect   March 2013

School scores The YouGov poll on education makes for interesting reading (“Our schools ain’t broke,” February). Two particular areas of reform that Michael Gove favours get the thumbs down in these polls. The first is basing GCSE and A Level results entirely on exams. The public is also wary of private companies running schools. Michael Gove has hinted at profit making schools, something we rule out. Unhealthy food is also a concern. Michael Gove exempted academies and free schools from the rules on healthy meals which Labour brought in following Jamie Oliver’s campaign. Healthy eating can make a difference not…

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