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Media Watch – June 20

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Trojan Horse governors quizzed over allegations at takeover (Itv.com): Report that governors at schools placed in special measures for failing to protect children from extremist views are to be interviewed as part of the council's investigation. Superhead set to open 3 new free schools in Brum (Birmingham Mail): Liam Nolan, […]

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Media Watch – June 19

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories More freedom for cities like Brum - plea (Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post) City leader Sir Albert Bore has called for Government to hand more power to Birmingham at a major international conference (BT Global City Leaders Summit). Quotes Sir Albert Bore. Month until tunnels shut for repairs (Birmingham Mail) Drivers […]

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Media Watch – June 18

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Top Birmingham City Council stories Trojan Horse - continued local and national coverage • Park View vice principal: We did not tolerate any extremism (Birmingham Mail): Report on Lee Donaghy's appearance at the Commons' Home Affairs Select yesterday. Cllr Brigid Jones also quoted. • Birmingham City leader to answer MPs (itv.com): Online report that Sir […]

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Media Watch – June 17

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories: Further coverage of Trojan Horse, including: • A commons select committee will hear evidence from Birmingham City Council (BBC WM) • The LGA calls for councils to have greater powers over academies and free schools (The Guardian, Birmingham Mail) • The vice-chair of Park View Educational Trust says the Ofsted reports into the […]

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Media Watch – June 16

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Trojan Horse (Extensive local and national coverage) – Blair: School plotters are like Boko Haram (The Times, The Sun, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail) – Riot alert as Trojan Horse anger grows (Sunday Times) – School governors linked to ‘extremists’ who want to teach that segregation should be the norm (Sunday […]

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Media Watch – June 13

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Top Birmingham City Council Stories Continued Trojan Horse coverage, including: Trojan Horse curriculum shift vow (BBC) Nick Clegg says all teachers in England should be qualified and follow a core curriculum in the wake of Ofsted’s inquiry into 21 Birmingham schools. Governor banned from debt school by court injunction (Birmingham Mail) Education bosses are set […]

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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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