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1. Teachers get angry every year. Now it's time to listen (Guardian)

Through academies, Gove has destroyed the power structure that governed English education for more than a century, writes Peter Wilby.

2. America reassembles industrial policy (Financial Times)

Industrial policy is no longer unmentionable in Washington, writes Edward Luce.

3. Tax is a distraction in the London mayoral race (Guardian)

The Tory focus on candidates' finances proves that Boris has absolutely nothing positive to offer London, says Ken Livingstone.

4. Syria’s online army is simply playing into Assad’s hands (Daily Telegraph)

A successful overthrow of the regime needs more muscle than social media can supply, writes David Blair.

5. The Sun won't win the election for Ed Miliband (Guardian)

Labour's chances of victory depend on its leader offering the people a new view of society – not by courting Rupert Murdoch's newspapers, says Roy Hattersley.

6. Can't we tell a prank from a terrorist plot? (Independent)

Pointing and laughing at power is traditional in Britain, but lately is less acceptable, notes Laurie Penny.

7. A Boat Race rebel without a clue and the politics of narcissism (Daily Mail)

To the Oldfields of this world, the great crime committed by Oxford and Cambridge is simply to be excellent, says Melanie Phillips.

8. Reward our top teachers... and dump the duds (Sun)

The unions are battling not for children but for the perks and privileges of their members, argues Trevor Kavanagh.

9. If exports are to grow, business must be bolder (Times) (£)

Cameron is in Japan, banging the drum for Britain, writes David Wighton. Why aren’t our executives as ambitious?

10. Judge women on their ability – not on their age or their looks (Independent)

When young they are patronised, when at their peak of maturity they are deemed to be past it, writes Mary Ann Sieghart.

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