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TORIES MIGHT FORCE TOTAL SCHOOLS OPT OUT

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The Conservatives are considering forcing all schools to opt out of local authority control as part of their electi...
The Conservatives are considering forcing all schools to opt out of local authority control as part of their election manifesto, education and employment secretary Gillian Shephard said yesterday, the Financial Times reports (p6).

'We feel the benefits are so great they could, and perhaps should, be extended to all schools and we have to look very carefully at how that might be achieved,' Mrs Shephard said.
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