NEU 'has no intention'of taking down School Cuts website

Mary Bousted & Kevin Courtney repond to James Cleverly MPs demand: "We stand by our figures"

James Cleverly MP asks for School Cuts website to be taken down

Conservative Deputy Chairman asks the NEU to take site down “immediately” due to 'misleading use of data'

Selective Schools expansion fund: 2019 applications open

The Department for Education has announced the second round of the Selective Schools Expansion Fund, which provides funds for grammar schools to create additional places if they can demonstrate how they will attract more disadvantaged pupils

28 Academies asked to justify salaries over £100K

Lord Agnew calls on the chairs to work with the Government on the “divisive issue” of high pay,

Half a billion funding gap risk for SEND

Children with special educational needs and disabilities are facing a potential funding gap this year of more than half a billion pounds.

£50m for improved SEND support in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire County Council is investing £50 million in special schools to transform SEND support for local children and young people.

Six teaching unions have called on the government to decide whether it will back a call for a real pay rise for teachers in England.

Public Accounts Committe slams PFI 'waste of taxpayer funds'

A report from the Public Accounts Committee on Private Finance Initiative deals has blasted the Treasury, saying there are "no plans to assess the value for money of PFI".

NAHT School Business Leaders Survey suggests pay levels still not fair

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) lastest pay and responsibilities survey suggests that school business leaders' pay has increased by 9 per cent since 2016, but still falls behind the rest of the leadership team.

Rural councils call for fairer deal as school transport services scaled back

England’s rural councils warn it is becoming increasingly difficult to fund free school transport

Funding for new schools in Scotland announced

A £28 million investment will be shared between four new schools in Scotland as part of the fifth phase of the £1.8 billion ‘Schools for the Future’ programme.

Lunch clubs in Wales provide free meals during school holidays

As first announced earlier this year, the government in Wales has been providing free school meals during the summer holidays after putting £500,00

Teachers' pay rises need to be ‘fully funded’

The ASCL has urged the government to ‘fully fund’ all pay rises in the education sector and remove the one per cent pay cap on teachers’ pay.

The Department for Education has stated that 19 local authorities have invited applications to run new special free schools, potentially creating 1,600 new special free school places.

LGA raises concerns over use of soft drinks levy cash

Councils have expressed concern that money earmarked for boosting physical activity and healthy eating in schools is not diverted to plug gaps in education funding.

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