I wish those people who talk about a “long game” would realise that every second the Tory government remains in power, there are children’s lives that are colder and hungrier.
It's said that the Battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton. Was Britain's relationship with Europe wrecked there?
The gap between poor and middle-class white pupils is widening. What can we do about the educational plight of underprivileged white youngsters?
With no mandate from the people for this change, they'll be voted down, vows Labour peer Mike Watson.
The latest technology to aid the sexual revolution? A simple model, used to teach schoolchildren.
The prime minister laid out her vision for a more meritocratic Britain.
Expanding these schools could be a fantastic policy, if it is targeted to benefit the poorest.
The debate has moved on, and it's time the Tories did too, says Angela Rayner.
Grammar schools will be a tough fight for the government - and Michael Gove may decide the outcome.
Citizenship classes are treated as a joke, while students can drop the social sciences age 14.
It’s time for post-qualification admissions – the system of predicted grades and clearing harms pupils, universities, and the taxpayer.
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