• Parents forced to step into the educational breach | Brief letters

    6 days ago - By The Guardian

    Home education | Motivational speeches | Parthenon marbles | Channel 4 | Ancient food The government cuts, cuts, cuts, and underfunds schools and special education needs provision, and then the authorities are surprised when home education numbers rise ( Councils in England report 34% rise in elective home education, 24 November )? Your headline might better have read: “34% increase in dedicated parents mopping up government failings”.
    Clare Quarman
    Windsor, Berkshire • It was impossible to watch the prime minister's speech without being reminded of David Brent's motivational speech to a...
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