Thousands of schools across England are segregated along ethnic and socio-economic lines, research reveals.
Council chiefs have warned new rules and funding arrangements could lead to local authorities failing to meet their legal duties to protect school children.
Extra funding has been announced to pay for a new drug and alcohol prevention programme in schools and community settings.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has today confirmed a £320m funding package to build 110 new free schools.
The Government announced at the weekend the release of £215m in funding to support pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Local government leaders have welcomed the government's decision to make sex and relationships education compulsory in all secondary schools.
Local authorities with a track record of strong educational performance should be allowed to set-up their own multi-academy trusts (MATs), MPs say.
The majority of the UK’s population are in favour of children being taught about sexual consent, ‘sexting’ and the impact of pornography at school, a children’s charity has found.
Progress made by poor pupils in primary school is ‘all but wiped out’ at the secondary level, new research into social mobility reveals.
School funding cuts will ‘hinder’ the growth of cities and damage the UK’s economy in the long term, city councils tell Whitehall.