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Private schools would have to do more for state school children or lose charity tax breaks, Labour warns

British private schools are perpetuating divisions that “corrode society” and “damage the economy”, the shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt has said, warning that such schools that fail to do more to help children from the state sector could stand to lose millions of pounds in tax breaks under a Labour government.









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Pushy parents putting children as young as three into private tutoring to win prep school places

Children as young as three are being traumatised by the strain of private tutoring to get them into the best prep schools, the head of a leading tutoring agency has warned.









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Top private schools ‘unwittingly take laundered money from criminals’

Britain’s top private schools are coming under scrutiny from anti-corruption groups for unwittingly accepting laundered money from wealthy foreign criminals and corrupt officials.









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Top private schools ‘unwittingly take laundered money from criminals’

Britain’s top private schools are coming under scrutiny from anti-corruption groups for unwittingly accepting laundered money from wealthy foreign criminals and corrupt officials.









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Schools should use pupil premium to give disadvantaged children’s private tuition, charity says

Schools should use the extra cash they get for taking in disadvantaged children to pay for private tuition, a leading charity says.









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Private school ‘salary premium’

UK children who are privately educated are likely to earn almost £200,000 more during their early careers than those in state schools, research finds.
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Private school children will earn £200,000 more on average than state-educated kids by 42

Children from private schools will have earned almost £200,000 more than state school pupils by the time they reach middle age, new research reveals today.









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State and private divide revealed

The first official breakdown of England’s public and state school-leavers’ destinations shows a strong divide.
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Poor children in private preschools at ‘double disadvantage’, report claims

Children from poor backgrounds are at a double disadvantage if they go to private or voluntary nurseries and preschools, says a major study out today.









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Poor children in private preschools ‘at double disadvantage’

Children from poor backgrounds are at a double disadvantage if they go to private or voluntary nurseries and preschools, says a major study out today.









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