The political and policy-based implications of the new Secretary of State for Education.
What the Sutton Trust calls “Missing Talent” is especially prevalent among the white working class, whose educational performance is worse than any other demographic group’s.
The cuts mean that many colleges now depend on exploiting their hardworking staff in order to function.
Church schools don't help the poorest residents, as they're designed to - instead, they fill with middle-class children whose parents feign faith.
Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift's Family Values: the Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships, and Tanith Carey's Taming the Tiger Parent.
The Diary from writer Jonathan Smith.
By failing to make proper sex and relationships education statutory, the government is failing to protect children from bullying, exploitation, and abuse.
The time seems to be right for the Labour leader to lay the foundations of a new, more confident, education policy for his party.
If it would protect people from homophobic bullying, could a separate school be worth a try?
The Conservative peer and former education secretary writes about the party’s plans for schools.
It is a fallacy that attention to the private-school question will distract from improving state education. For 70 years this has been a tired excuse to avoid a difficult problem.
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