Scottish teachers move toward strike over new curriculum

06/28/2010 | Herald (Glasgow, Scotland), The

A union test ballot indicates secondary teachers are willing to strike if the Scottish government continues to implement a new curriculum. Teachers say the new curriculum was meant to grow from within classrooms, but instead the government is dumping it on schools without offering them resources to implement it or details on what to teach. Education Secretary Michael Russell urged teachers not to strike and that the new curriculum would be rolled out slowly.

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