All councils also face new guidance on making spending on pupils with special educational needs and disabilities 'sustainable'
The DfE will 'test the concept' of local authority multi-academy trusts, inviting councils to join a small trial
Trusts should have 10+ schools, councils will run academies and good schools may exit trusts in shakeup of 'messy'...
Schools Week looks at the areas that have thwarted ministers’ decade-long academisation drive
Pupil numbers are expected to fall by around 300,000 over the next five years
Ex-adviser also calls for 'range of new powers' for councils under fully-academised system
The leeway given to Nuneaton Academy raised eyebrows, with other academies and maintained schools facing swifter intervention
Ofsted will no longer notify local authorities of provisional inadequate judgements of their maintained schools and academies. But the...
Experts have warned £45 million package of school funding is “nowhere near” enough to tackle youth violence, highlighting a...