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    Early interventions to stop young people going off the rails could save £1.7bn a year, say leading charities

    Staging early interventions to stop young people going off the rails and getting into serious difficulties could save £1.7bn a year, a coalition of more than 50 leading charities say.










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    Teachers threaten to ballot on strike action as early as summer term over expected cuts

    Teachers are threatening to ballot on strike action as early as the summer term over what they expect will be dramatic cuts in school budgets over the next year.










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    Don’t make children born in the summer start school too early, MPs appeal

    Parents of children born in summer months should be given new rights to appeal if headteachers and councils try to force them to start school too early, MPs say.






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    Don’t make children born in the summer start school too early, MPs appeal

    Parents of children born in summer months should be given new rights to appeal if headteachers and councils try to force them to start school too early, MPs say.






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    Early risers ‘less moral at night’

    “Morning people”, who are more alert early in the day, are more likely to cheat and behave unethically in the night hours, researchers claim.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    ‘Problem’ in early years inspections

    Ofsted has a “fundamental problem” with the quality of its inspections of early years education, says the Pre-School Learning Alliance.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    Sharp fall in early GCSE entries

    The number of early entries for GCSE exams in England has fallen by 40% after changes to how league tables measure results.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    Family rows linked to early death

    Having frequent arguments with partners, friends or relatives can increase the risk of death in middle-age, say Danish researchers.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    Early years learning still ‘varies’

    One of the Welsh government’s flagship education policies is having a positive impact, but still “varies considerably” between schools, reports show.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    Boycott call for early years tests

    The NUT conference will hear calls for a boycott of assessment checks for four year olds.
    BBC News – Education & Family