Tuesday, March 06, 2012

News at Eleven: But right now there's something more

pressing on [Andrew] Motion's agenda: "The next thing to take over my life in a big way," as he describes it.

He is working with the Department for Education to roll out the competition--provisionally called Poetry By Heart --to 500 schools beginning, he hopes, next year.

It will target some of the most challenging readers--the "real refuseniks".

from Camden New Journal: Andrew Motion: 'Riots were horrible manifestation of lack of educational opportunity'


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