Children’s opportunities in life will suffer as a result of school closures – and there still hasn’t been much data to explain why they were needed.
The Chair of the Education Select Committee presses the Secretary of State on access to technology, assessment, and vaccination for school staff.
There is deprivation and lower educational attainment in the southern new towns, coastal communities, inner cities and rural coldspots.
The Government’s own calculations of welfare payments do not cost in the provision of a healthy diet.
Dr Meadows said that all sorts of trials had taken place. The point is: why not this one, which would have allowed problems to be identified in advance?
Starmer has been scathing about Williamson’s U-turn. But what right does he have to criticise?
A number of highly-equipped educational establishments will be out of use until the next academic year. We should use them.
Plus: As of writing, I’ve had hardly any communications at all from constituents about the Coronavirus.
The Exiting the European Union Committee has been renamed. The Conservative MPs elected to it are staunch Brexiteers.
Surely there is a strong case for capping student applications, not in arbitrary numerical terms, but on the basis of academic achievement at school?
These bodies will play an important role in holding this majority Government to account. What will Downing Street make of the results?
James Kanagasooriam’s recent analysis is powerful, but the suggested solutions are less sure. Simply offering what younger voters want won’t work.
The second writer in our mini-series says that creating more grammars is a distraction from change that matters.
We trail a mini-series on what might happen next amidst a sense of uncertainty about will follow the Gove reforms.
With gangs on our streets and knives in our schools, this is too big a societal issue to look at purely through the lens of our education system.