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Schools should be ‘first to open, last to close’ in future lockdowns, says children’s commissioner

Schools should be “first to open, last to close” in any future coronavirus lockdowns, the children’s commissioner for England...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Re-engage vulnerable teens to prevent ‘lost generation’, says children’s commissioner

Schools must work with councils and the police to prevent the creation of a “lost generation” of teenagers, the...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Government faces legal challenge over emergency SEND powers

The government is facing a legal challenge after temporarily “relaxing” the duty of councils to provide support for SEND...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Children’s commissioner launches ‘growing up north’ — a project to collect data on the northern education gap

The children’s commissioner Anne Longfield will lead a project aimed at addressing educational inequality in the north of England...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker