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Listen: Bristol Unpacked, with councillor Christine Townsend on taking on the Merchant Venturers over educational inequality
Green councillor and education rights campaigner Christine Townsend on fighting discriminatory school selection practices and the prospect of taking power in Bristol.
Bristol councillors vote for independent inquiry to investigate monitoring of SEND parents
Opposition councillors clashed yet again with the mayor and cabinet member for education Asher Craig over allegations of social media 'spying'.
‘We don’t want children leaving school illiterate’: how schools need to step up for dyslexic students
Mike Jones was bullied at school in the 1970s because he couldn't spell his name. Almost four decades later, he developed a program that now helps thousands of dyslexic children learn.
Council in the spotlight amid mounting calls for inquiry into surveillance of SEND parents’ social media
'Explosive' questions likely at scrutiny meeting next week, opposition councillors warn, as inspectors prepare to reassess Bristol’s struggling special education needs and disabilities services.
Revealed: Parents taking legal action over mistreatment of son at special needs school
A former worker has also shed light on what happened before St Christopher's closed in 2019 and police investigated child cruelty.
Council still missing targets to tackle SEND crisis, more than two years since damning inspection
Campaigners are criticising Bristol City Council for stalled progress since a damning inspection declared the city’s service ‘not fit for purpose’ in 2019.