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.
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.
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.
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.