A primary or secondary school in the UK which is funded by local (town) councils and available to all taxpayers. State school is equivalent to “public school” in the US, a term which, in the UK, translates as private school.
According to the state education department, transgender and gender-non-conforming students are often the targets of physical violence and experience a hostile school environment at greater rates than their gay, lesbian and bisexual peers.
Delegate Chris Everitt said: "Academies are not about raising standards, this is a privatisation of education, it's an attack on state education, an attack on local authorities and democratic accountability and on staff terms and conditions.
The CampusEAI Consortium and Internet2 have launched the OPEN Student Television Network, the first nationwide student-produced television channel Through this collaboration, Open Student Television Network will now reach more than 3 million users at 220 Internet2 member research and education institutions, in addition to the 34 state education networks which have access to the Internet2 Abilene network.