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MINISTERS set out plans yesterday to give head teachers much more control over school funding.
Within the first day of a Conservative Government, to set out plans to give head Tory MPs, councillors and activists will today be urged to spread the party's 'timetable for action' across the country.
Ms Morris is also expected to outline plans to give head teachers more freedom over timetables and teaching methods, moving away from the old classroom model where lessons are delivered by one teacher in set time slots.
Mr Collins said the Tories would give head teachers the power to veto the admission of unruly pupils.
He said that the guidelines,being drawn up by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES), would ``specifically'' give head teachers the power to carry out spot tests within their schools.
The controversial proposal would give head teachers the power to issue pounds 50 fines to parents whose children miss lessons.
He said the guidelines would give head teachers the power to carry out spot tests within their schools.
Conservatives would lift the ``funding fog'', ``ring fence'' schools cash, and give head teachers more power over discipline and standards.
But the problem is that there are changes which have to be made in pay and pensions in order to maKe sure we can reward good teachers and give heads the power they want to recruit the teachers they want.
The new rules are designed to give heads clear, legal grounds on which to dismiss staff who are extremists or simply not up to the job, the paper said.
That could be done THIS MONTH with a simple amendment to the Violent Crime Reduction Bill which will give heads their new powers.