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The ethnicity ‘attainment gap’

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has produced a table showing ‘attainment gaps’ for ethnic...

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This is essentially an issue typical of historical interactions between the private and public sectors. It is currently topical in the English...

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The registration form for The Skinners’ School, a selective school in Kent, contains an unlawful clause, Kent Independent...

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These are profound issues about which there is little consensus in the UK. Elsewhere in the world states and societies are increasingly coming to...

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‘Parents fear social engineering, says leading head,’ writes today’s Times (£) under an eye-catching front page headline:...

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This was the subject of the Channel 4 ‘Dispatches’ programme broadcast on 4 February 2019.

As the number of children leaving...

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This article contains many quotes from others (follow the links). All such quotes are in italics. The blog site ‘Reclaiming Schools’ has...

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Bright pupils living outside Birmingham would not be able to attend grammar schools in the city if catchment areas are changed to allow...

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This is the title of a Guardian article which appeared on 11 September 2018. The following (in italics) are excerpts.

Major study of 1.8...

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‘Unreasonable to remove places which are forecast to be needed’

In a ruling which is likely to affect any academy wishing...

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Consider these quotes from this recent Guardian article .

The system is now pushing schools and their heads to prioritise “the interests...

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PLEASE WATCH THIS FILM - A Healthy Education: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1F5bv_YAgZ4 This is a short film to raise awareness about asbestos in... Read more

‘1.9 million more pupils in good or better schools’ claim is false

Former schools minister David Laws has told the...

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This year marks a signifi cant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.

Thirty years ago this summer the Great...

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‘ We are very pleased that, like other good and outstanding schools, selective schools now have access to a fund to allow them to expand their...

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Former Education Secretary Justine Greening has been speaking at the Sutton Trust .

Former Education Secretary Justine Greening’s...

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Faith free schools must reserve half of their applications for children who are not of the faith.

That doesn’t mean half of pupils in...

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The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published what is probably the most comprehensive study yet on ‘The Attainment Gap’ , which has been...

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