England's teachers say they will not hand out tests

Teachers unions in England that represent 85% of teachers say their members will refuse to hand out national tests in English and maths beginning on 10 May. "I want to stress this is not a strike. Children will still be at their desks and in many, many schools may be able to do something more interesting than the tests," one union leader said. Teachers are considering other protests, including an attempt to stop the government from establishing Swedish-style independent "free" schooling.

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