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‘Galling’ £111m arts premium plan is ‘too little too late’ – Barton

The Conservatives’ promise to fund an arts premium is “slightly galling” and “too little too late”, a union boss…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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‘We will not be gagged’ – heads switch to personal email accounts to campaign on school funding

Hundreds of headteachers have used their personal email addresses to warn election candidates about school funding pressures, vowing: “We…

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Fact check: Conservative figures for Labour education spending don’t add up

The Conservative party’s high-profile dossier revealing the “£1.2 trillion cost” of Labour’s policies includes details for a schools policy…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Unions publish school funding constituency league table to sway voters

A new league table that allows voters to see how their constituency has been affected by real-terms funding cuts…

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Williamson repeats dodgy stat 24 hours after warning

The education secretary repeated misleading claims while lauding the Conservatives’ record on schools – a day after the statistics…

John Dickens
John Dickens
News, Politics

McDonnell: We’ll replace and upgrade schools with share of £150bn fund

Schools will receive money from a new £150 billion “social transformation fund” under a Labour government, John McDonnell will…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker

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Covid

DfE threatened with legal action over ‘unlawful’ Covid attendance rules

The government is being threatened with legal action if it fails to update attendance guidance for vulnerable children and…

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Academy trusts’ cash stash rises to £3bn despite pandemic pressures

Academy trusts boosted their reserves and surpluses last year despite the upheaval of Covid, official figures show. New Department…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger