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Crisis in primary places as one in seven children fail to win admission to their first choice school

Teachers’ leaders warned of a crisis in primary school places on a day when thousands of parents had to face up to the disappointment of not getting their child into their first-choice school.









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Academies ‘increase divisions between the rich and poor’: Study finds segregation made worse by a wider choice of schooling

The Government’s new academies are creating greater segregation between pupils from rich and poor homes than council-run state schools, according to a groundbreaking study published today.


    








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English or Hinglish? India’s choice

The odd form of English taking over in India’s schools
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London primaries 78% first choice

More than three-quarters of families in London have a place at their first choice of primary school for the autumn, despite a rise in applications.
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PM promises more services choice

The right to choose a particular school or hospital will be enshrined in law, if new legislation announced by Prime Minister David Cameron is passed.
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One in six miss first choice school

Around one in six pupils in England missed out on the first choice of secondary school this year, official figures show.




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The tuition paradox: You pay more money, you get less choice

More students paying more money to study fewer subjects – that is the picture of higher education in Britain painted by research published today, which shows a dramatic reduction in the number of degree courses.




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Tories veto Cable’s choice for university watchdog

MPs have blocked the Government’s choice for director of its university access watchdog, prompting claims of a political stitch-up which threatens to permanently undermine the body’s independence.




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