Chris Bambery: Why George Osborne's academies plan should concern you
Writer and author Chris Bambery warns against allowing changes in the education system in England to have a knock-on effect in Scotland
WHY should people in Scotland be concerned by George Osborne's announcement, in his Budget speech last month, that all state schools in England must become academies by 2020?
If anyone has paid any attention to what's befallen schools south of the border, the temptation must be to mutter, "there but for the grace of God go I", and move on. But that would be a mistake.