School funding cuts will ‘hinder’ the growth of cities and damage the UK’s economy in the long term, city councils tell Whitehall.
An adjudicator has ruled that a council’s decision not to give priority school places to siblings was unfair.
Young carers are struggling to get the most out of their schoolwork and are at risk of not fulfilling their ambitions, a new survey has warned today.
The Government’s opportunity areas programme will be expanded to include a further six areas across England, the education secretary announced today.
Rural communities are suffering due to the ‘patchy’ provision of key services, a ‘worrying’ new report reveals.
Nearly all (98%) of schools in England will see a funding reduction for every pupil under the proposed National Funding Formula (NFF), six unions have warned.
Maintaining democratic accountability at the local level is key to education service delivery, says union as they warn against ‘discredited’ academy model.
Council chiefs have criticised the Government’s proposed new funding formula for schools, arguing it will lead to ‘significant reductions’ at a time when state schools face huge debts.
Children's education could be damaged unless the government reverses a planned £600m funding cut, local authority leaders have warned.
Children in care are falling ‘well behind’ children in the general population before they even get to primary school, new research reveals - and this gap widens throughout their schooling.