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Free school meals for infants ‘set to be scrapped’ under Osborne’s spending review

Free meals for infant school pupils are likely scrapped in George Osborne’s November spending review, it has been reported.












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Scrapping universal free school meals could jeopardise children’s health and education, chefs and politicians warn

Reported plans to abandon the universal free school meals programme in England could jeopardise children’s health and education, chefs and politicians have warned.












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New London free school will teach pupils in the same way as the ancient Greeks

A new free school will adopt the teaching methods of Ancient Greece to unlock the potential of its students.












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David Cameron to give all schools chance to become academies free of local authorities

All schools will be given the chance to become academies free of local authority control, David Cameron will pledge to mark 100 days since the election of the Conservative Government.












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13 free websites and apps you can use to educate yourself to avoid university tuition fees and costly living expenses

Thinking about studying at university can be a big decision and the prospect of three to four years of education is often outweighed by the burden of debt that comes along with it.












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Oregon becomes the second state in America to offer two years of free college education – including tuition fees and maintenance grants

The state of Oregon looks set to give its high school leavers a gift that would leave most students across England green with envy: two years of free college.












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Education Secretary unveils plans to extend the number of academies and free schools

Superheads will be sent to turn around failing and “coasting” schools under powers to be introduced in the Queen’s Speech on 27 May, the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan will announce.










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Eton-linked free school opened by the Queen embroiled in racial bullying row

A pioneering free school, sponsored by Eton and opened by the Queen, has become embroiled in a racial bullying row just six months after accepting its first pupils.










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£800m spent on free nursery places for three-year-olds fails to improve education standards

Spending £800 million of free nursery places for three-year-olds has failed to produce any lasting improvements in education standards, according to a study published today.










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Headteachers’ salaries are soaring in academies and free schools, say teachers

Headteachers must guard against the “rot of greed” which has seen their salaries soar in some academies and free schools, teachers declared yesterday.










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