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The appalling Esther Pickup-Keller – wife of the equally appalling Derek Pickup, the city’s education boss with the shady past in the council’s community grants department – has discovered a new gravy train to her liking. Pickup-Keller currently picks up … Continue reading

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Bristol education: even the kids have given up hope

The number of pupils who played truant from Bristol secondary schools last year was almost double the national average. And it has been claimed that 2006-07 could go down as the worst ever school year on record for secondaries in … Continue reading

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