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The Conservative manifesto, which is being quoted by Tory candidates, is very carefully worded and extremely misleading. It gives the impression...

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The Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) is guilty of ‘brutal and illiterate vandalism' says Chris Whitehouse, Education Spokesperson and Secretary...

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‘You can have all the evidence in the world, but headteachers have told me grammar schools are good for disadvantaged pupils.’

That was the...

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When Tristram Hunt, former shadow education secretary, wanted to speak at Woodbridge High School during the 2015 election campaign, Redbridge...

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 ‘We will bring back grammars.’  That’s the Tory Manifesto message.

Never mind international evidence shows selection harms those who aren’...

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Yesterday's announcement promised £1 billion extra a year for the core schools budget, made up of £650 million diverted from free infant lunches...

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Nearly nine in ten of schools in England are good or better according to latest Ofsted data*. 

Secondary schools are more likely to be...

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Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust (CHAT) ‘wrongfully’ and ‘unfairly dismissed’ former IT manager, Mrs D Evans, an employment tribunal found. 

Mrs...

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The 2015 Tory Party Manifesto said the party would continue setting up University Technical Colleges (UTCs) until there was one ‘within reach of...

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Neil Carmichael, Conservative chair of the Education Select Committee, doesn’t support plans to expand selective education.  Speaking at the...

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137 academy trusts missed the 31 December deadline for submitting audited accounts for year ending 31 August 2016 to the Education Funding Agency...

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With campaigning underway for the general election, the key issue in education is funding. The recent IFS report noted that "between 2010–...

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In thirteen months from 1 September 2013 to 31 October 2014, a total of 23 academies changed hands.  But the latest data, obtained via Freedom of...

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120 academies transferred to other academy trusts in the eight months from 1 May 2016 to 31 December 2016, Freedom of Information reveals.

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The Government wants more grammar schools to open.  It also wants existing grammars to prioritise children from ‘ordinary working families’ who...

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