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Religiously selective schools criticised by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner

A new report has criticised religiously selective faith schools over their complex admissions rules.

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One fifth of university bosses get 10% pay rise while staff see pay cut

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University bosses saw their salaries jump by an average of 5.5 per cent between 2011-12 and 2012-13, according to a new study published today.

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All parties must spell out how we will deliver world class education

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While many other countries, including the emerging economies, recognise the value of investing more in public education, the UK is in danger of falling behind.

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The government would be foolish to keep ignoring teaching assistants

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Market obsessives and state haters have led the backlash against teaching assistants.

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I hope Tristram Hunt will respond positively to my invitation to discuss how a picket line works

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It is a fundamental principle, not only of my union but of the movement in general, that you do not cross a picket line.

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Left Foot Forward in Private Eye

Left Foot Forward gets an honourable mention in this week’s Private Eye for Annie Powell’s tireless campaign to save Sulivan Primary School.

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John Denham is right about two things

John Denham is right about two things: we need more diverse higher education provision and we need to reassess the value for money of higher education.

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Tory Council to close award-winning primary – so a free school can have its land

The decision to close Sulivan does everything that Tories say they oppose when it comes to education.

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Qualified teachers: the Labour policy that makes Tories unfathomably angry

You wouldn’t think that a policy requiring all teachers to obtain qualified teacher status (QTS) would be particularly controversial.

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Challenging Tory attacks on education can boost Labour’s support

It is by offering a progressive economic alternative to austerity that Labour can best reach out to a broad coalition of voters.

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