Star date: 22nd June 2012
D-DAY FOR ALBION, DUKESGATE AND MARLBOROUGH ROAD AS ASSISTANT MAYOR SAYS MORE SALFORD SCHOOLS IN DANGER
Today, Friday, 22nd June is the final day that Salford people can have their say on plans to convert Albion High School, Dukesgate Primary and Marlborough Road Primary schools into academies run by the Salford Academy Trust.
Here, the Salford Star interviews John Merry, now Assistant Mayor with responsibility for Children and Young People, about the criticisms surrounding the privatisation of Salford education, as he reveals that more schools are in danger of conversion. And we reveal that Salford College, lead partner in the Salford Academy Trust, was discussing the takeover of Salford schools back in 2009.
Full story and links to online consultation forms here…