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Media Watch – June 12

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Further national and local coverage of Trojan Horse, including criticism of the city council by David Cameron MP: Birmingham could be bankrupt in 18 months (Birmingham Post) Gisela Stuart has told the House of Comms the city could go the way of Detroit Lord Mayor honour special for Shafique (Birmingham […]

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Media Watch – June 11

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Trojan Horse - continued widespread coverage • Gagged, the heads forced out by Trojan Horse schools plot (Daily Mail): Story claims council failed to deny it was telling teachers not to speak to Ofsted or media. Statements were provided on two separate occasions clearly stating that these contracts do not […]

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Media Watch – June 10

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Widespread coverage and analysis of the Trojan Horse Ofsted reports, including: Council ‘accepts’ Ofsted findings (BBC) Parents at ‘Trojan horse’ schools fear row’s effect on their children’s lives (Guardian) What is the fall out from the Trojan Horse? (BBC) Ofsted slams Trojan Horse invasion in the classroom (Daily Express) Trojan […]

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Media Watch – June 9

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Continued widespread coverage of the Trojan Horse allegations, including: Trojan Horse': Ofsted to publish reports on Birmingham schools (BBC) Is the Trojan horse row just a witch hunt triggered by a hoax? (Guardian) Trojan Horse: plan for ‘no-notice’ school inspections (Telegraph) Trojan Horse row Q&A: What is the ‘Muslim plot’ […]

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Media Watch – June 5

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Top Birmingham City Council stories: Further analysis of the Trojan Horse allegations prior to official publication by Ofsted of inspections of 21 schools, including on-going issues between Michael Gove and Teresa May (Guardian, Telegraph, Times, Birmingham Mail, BBC) The Guardian quotes Andy Howell, the city's head of education in the 1990s, saying the local authority […]

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Media Watch – June 4

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Trojan Horse - widespread local and national coverage. MP Shabana Mahmood calls for calm in the dispute over the running of Al-Hijrah School (Birmingham Mail): Quotes Shabana Mahmood voices concern over how the dispute could be affecting students taking their exams. Women get key roles in city's new-look Cabinet (Birmingham […]

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Media Watch – June 3

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Trojan Horse - widespread national coverage • School governor Tahir Alam linked to Trojan Horse plot is an Ofsted inspector. • Six schools in Islam Trojan Horse plot face closure threat. • Trojan Horse storm breaking over Birmingham's schools as Ofsted has ordered new inspections into 21 schools. • 'Muslim […]

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Media Watch – June 2

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Continued extensive coverage of the Trojan Horse investigations. Extensive coverage of the Queen’s Baton Relay in Birmingham Council calls in experts to investigate Birmingham children’s poor health and grades (Birmingham Mail) A panel of experts is to investigate why so many Birmingham children are less healthy and do worse at […]

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Media Watch – May 30

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Go-ahead for tennis centre (Birmingham Mail) A factory which has remained empty because its yard is too small for lorries is to get a new lease of life as an indoor tennis centre.  Quotes Cllr Barry Henley. Nursery to fight new council business charter (Birmingham Mail) A nursery has launched […]

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Media Watch – May 29

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Trojan Horse (widespread local and national coverage) • Head teacher of Queensbridge School, Tim Boyes, claims he told DfE about his concerns that schools could be taken over by Muslim hardliners in 2010. • A teacher at Park View School is set to appear at Birmingham Crown Court over charges […]

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