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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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‘Students face living-cost crisis’

Students in England face a cost-of living-crisis as loans and grants fail to keep pace with rents and bills, suggest figures from the National Union of Students.
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Greece crisis: Inside the student-occupied schools

Angry Greek students taking over their classrooms
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Foster care myths ‘threaten crisis’

Myths about foster care are threatening a crisis in the service, claims a charity.
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Labour warns of school place crisis

Labour accuse the government of not doing enough to combat the shortfall in primary school places in England.
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Government’s free schools are opening where they’re not needed, teachers say – while primary schools face shortage ‘crisis’

One in five of the Government’s flagship free schools are being opened in areas where there is no need for more school places, new research has revealed.




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