Parents meet with MP over growing concerns about academies
Parents unhappy with the school academy system met with councillors and MP Yvette Cooper in Pontefract.
Around 30 people attended the meeting last Friday evening at St Mary’s Community Centre because of a growing concern around the treatment of youngsters in academies.
It was organised by Charmain Hannam, who set up the Parents vs Academies on Facebook and has more than 100 members.
Most notably, they are unhappy with the amount of detentions being dished out to youngsters, or how they are put into isolation for what she says are ‘silly little things’, including no physical contact.
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