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UK schools to revert to Roman numerals, announces Gove

In a move expected to be marginally less unpopular and unworkable than most of his other ideas, Michael Gove has announced that from 2014 UK schools will revert to teaching in Roman numerals.

The idea is the brainchild of a conservative think tank charged by the Education Secretary with charting the causes of the drastic decline in school standards in Britain since the withdrawal of the Roman Empire in 410 AD.

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Posted: Jun 18th, 2013
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Teachers call for longer working day and shorter holidays for MPs

‘If the changes had already been applied this may have saved the poor loves the extra work of having to claim £3,000 expenses for returning to work early to praise Margaret Thatcher.’

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Posted: Apr 19th, 2013
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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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Teachers ordered to write ‘I Will Not Strike Again’ a hundred times

‘Nearly 750,000 teachers bunked off lessons last week, and not one of them had a letter from their parents,’ said Education Secretary Michael Gove.

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Posted: Jul 7th, 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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