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Party of teachers finally settles restaurant bill from 2013 Christmas lunch

still arguing over 'afters'After a year of painful negotiations, a group of teachers has today finally agreed how to allocate the bill from their 2013 Christmas lunch, just in time to book into the same restaurant for their 2014 event.  ‘I know it sounds like a small sum to those in the private sector,’ said one member of the group, ‘but there was an important principle at stake: I didn’t have a starter and Eric had two glasses of wine.  And I won’t even mention a certain person who isn’t even a teacher, she’s just a supply, yet she had a Black Forest gateau that wasn’t even on the set menu.  She clearly doesn’t do things by half. Except with her job.’

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Posted: Dec 21st, 2014
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Dolly Parton to release ‘Nine to Three’ in support of struggling teachers

The single, a re-working of her 1981 classic ‘Nine to Five’, is to be released this week to coincide with the end of the summer term.

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Posted: Jul 18th, 2011
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Parents to be Ofsted inspected during teachers’ strike

Homes that are deemed to be failing will be offered the opportunity to become ‘academies’.

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Posted: Jun 30th, 2011
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‘I can stay here just as long as you can,’ negotiator tells striking teachers

‘We can stay here all day if necessary,’ said negotiators. ‘It’s your own time you’re wasting.’

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Posted: Apr 7th, 2011
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