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Longer school days will help learning crisis in white working class children, DfE says

Longer school days could help improve the poor performance of white working class children, the Government has admitted.









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Shock slump in English A-level candidates blamed on GCSE marking crisis

The number of pupils taking English at A-level has slumped this summer, with experts pinning the blame on the crisis over marking GCSE exams in the subject two years ago.









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‘Gross negligence’: Tristram Hunt challenges Gove’s handling of Trojan Horse schools crisis

Labour will today charge Education Secretary Michael Gove with “gross negligence” over his handling of the Birmingham “Trojan Horse” investigation into an alleged hard-line Islamic takeover of schools.









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Tristram Hunt challenges Michael Gove’s handling of Trojan Horse schools crisis

Labour will today charge Education Secretary Michael Gove with “gross negligence” over his handling of the Birmingham “Trojan Horse” investigation into an alleged hard-line Islamic takeover of schools.









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Do academies have an identity crisis?

Why do we need to keep explaining what academies are?
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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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VIDEO: School places ‘crisis’ – Labour

Labour says that there is a primary school places “crisis” looming this September in England, following its own research.
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Britain’s languages crisis is harming our ability to recruit spies and diplomats

Imagine the scenario – there’s a crisis in relations between the UK and an Arab nation which is facing an uprising in the streets.


    








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Special report: Coalition in crisis over free schools and academies

Free schools and academies must employ qualified teachers, Nick Clegg will demand this week, in the first break with the Conservatives on education policy under the coalition government.


    








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British education in crisis? Literacy and numeracy skills of young people in UK among lowest in developed world

Young people in the UK lag behind most of the Western world in their mastering of the basic skills of literacy, numeracy and IT, according to an influential study published today.


    

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