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Boom in meth labs blamed on unsuccessful teachers’ strike

A sharp rise in the production of the highly addictive stimulant crystal methamphetamine on the UK’s streets has been directly blamed on last week’s national teachers’ strike today, which unions deemed largely unsuccessful.

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Posted: Mar 30th, 2014
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Superhero training school to be given academy status

to Peckham, and beyond...!The Department for Education has decided to give academy status to a newly established school that will turn out the British superheroes of the future.

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Posted: Mar 14th, 2014
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Schoolboy successfully lights Bunsen burner without messing about

A 13-year-old Lancashire schoolboy has become the first pupil in the UK to successfully light a Bunsen burner without turning it up too high or too low or attempting to burn his school to the ground.

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Posted: Mar 6th, 2014
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Dip in January book sales blamed on Michael Gove ‘teaching manual’

definitive, until he changes his mindWaterstones have today announced that pre-orders of the widely anticipated manual, ‘Teaching: Everything I know’, penned by education minister Michael Gove, have been ‘spiralling into negative figures’.

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Posted: Jan 21st, 2014
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State school kids to ‘hand over pocket money at school gates’, confirms Gove

Michael Gove has today announced that students at state schools who receive over £10 a week in pocket money will be ‘stopped at the school gates by monitors’, nicknamed ‘Gove’s Angels’, and forced to voluntarily donate the cash to school funds. Although no physical force will be used, students who resist may see their grades go down and their cries of help ignored.

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Posted: Jan 20th, 2014
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