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Step into the irreverent world of disabled cartoonist Crippen aka Dave Lupton, who has been in the vanguard of disability arts movement for more years than he cares to mention. His work has appeared in mainstream press, on TV and film and is now probably the best Disabled cartoonist in the world!

A tribute to Rowan Jade by Jane Campbell

4 October 2010

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Rowan Jade

A moving tribute to disabled activist Rowan Jade, who died suddenly at the age of 40 whilst on holiday with her partner and child. The tribute is by Baroness Jane Campbell and echoes many of our own thoughts and feelings regarding this amazing young woman. Jade will be sadly missed by all who were fortunate to know her. To access the tribute please click here.    ...

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Crippen looks at the offer for schools to change their status to that of an Academy

26 May 2010

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Crippen's cartoon about the change by schools to Academies

Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, is writing to all primary and secondary schools in England inviting them to become Academies and therefore independent of local authority control. This could mean thousands of schools leaving local authority control. Chris Keates, general secretary of the NASUWT (Teachers Union), argued that it was wrong to stop local authorities from having a say in proposals for new schools,  and that [the proposal] represents a costly and unnecessary solution to a...

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