Tag: EFA

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Almost every investigation into academy trusts by the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) over the past four years has been prompted by a whistleblower. Fourteen of 15 published...
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The government paid £16 million for a free school site that was later valued by the council as worth £5.3 million. The Education Funding Agency bought a former...
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Consultation is never a silver bullet to securing planning permission, but it is necessary and de-risks the process, says Louise Page-Jennings. The government’s ambitious target to build 500...
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The government needs to claw back £11 million from more than 100 free schools after they failed to recruit expected numbers of pupils. New free schools are initially...
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An academy trust already under-fire over related party transactions broke the rules when it made a political donation and paid a company owned by a relative of a...
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An academy trust set to have its funding axed by the government has hit back – blasting department officials for “waging a campaign” against the school, and has...