A new poll shows that just 27% of the public support the schools, down from 36% in mid-September.
An open letter on the government's decision to limit schools' ability to enter students early for GCSEs.
The rush of policy announcements at conference seemed to miss out the area where change has been greatest.
As the new book Scarcity shows, a severe lack of money systematically impairs our ability to focus, make decisions and control our impulses.
Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column: the day I dined with David Frost, why we should stay out of Syria, and who will really benefit from Vodafone selling its stake in Verizon Wireless.
The Education Secretary's warning that poor children suffer when they do not have their own bedrooms is at odds with the coalition's policy.
The Education Secretary explains his "heated" response to last week's parliamentary defeat on Syria.
Almost half of English schools districts will soon have too few places for pupils. But free schools continue to open in areas with a surplus.
Education secretary says the Labour leader is "charming, intelligent, eloquent, thoughtful, generous and chivalrous".
If the Education Secretary is as concerned as he claims about party funding, why doesn't he support Labour's proposed £5,000 donation cap?