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09 Nov 2009

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott called for more support for black teachers and more action against institutional racism in schools.

02 Oct 2009

The London Schools and the Black Child Academic Achievement Awards saw six of the best Black students handed out laptop computer by celebrity guests Mayor Boris Johnson, Education Minister Iain Wright, “Pirates of the Caribbean” actress Naomie Harris, Sky News presenter Gillian Joseph, and Olympic champion Christine Ohuruogu.

20 May 2009

Diane contributes to a debate on the future of local university London Metropolitan

08 May 2009

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott today celebrated the news that 3,000 Sure Start Children’s Centres have now been opened across the country.

15 Apr 2009

Diane Abbott MP today called for more help for excluded pupils after behaviour in the classroom was put under the spotlight this week.

20 Feb 2009

During the time I have been an MP in Hackney and Stoke Newington, I have met with hundreds of constituents to see how I can help them with problems relating to housing, immigration or education. Some of the most heartbreaking stories I hear come from mothers whose child has been permanently excluded from school.

13 Oct 2008

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott rolled into a training charity last week to find out how it's transforming teenage lives.

26 Sep 2008

Celebrities and politicians celebrate London’s young role models

28 Jul 2008

Hackney schools are proving that every child really does matter with the help of a huge government investment. Last week I visited Berger Primary School during their international week and saw some of the building work that is going on there.

24 Jun 2008

Diane calls for a more diverse teaching workforce in London

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