Almost 40 new schools are to be built for troubled children as part of the Government’s response to the knife crime epidemic.
Mark LehainExcellent stuff. More, better quality, AP & PRU places are a vital part of turning around kids who have got onto the wrong track.
(We need to know Heads will maintain their right to exclude as now though.)
In a letter to Tes, the Mayor of London warns of the impact of school funding cuts on support for vulnerable pupils
Mark LehainFantastic to see @SadiqKhan clarify his views on exclusions.
He needs to go further still - no need to mention illegal off-rolling when discussing perfectly legal exclusion - but it's a step in the right direction. We need to keep the pressure on!
The founder of Bedford Free School - and its former head - Mark Lehain says his was the first school in town to introduce instant permanent exclusions for students carrying knives.
He says in consequence the school has been seen as partly...
Halfon is wrong to attribute the rise in school exclusion rates to any disregard for those affected.
Mark LehainI flipping love so much of the things that @halfon4harlowMP has campaigned for & achieved as an MP. (eg fuel duty freeze, constructive engagement with unions.) But I worry his education stuff would undermine much of the hard-won progress of recent years.
Sir David Norgrove writes in response to James Cleverly MP on school funding statistics Dear Mr Cleverly, Thank you for your letters of 6 December and 8 January expressing concern over the use and context of school funding data on the School Cuts...
Amanda Spielman has 'a complete lack of understanding' and Ofsted is in 'a lot of trouble', says NEU
Mark LehainAh, we've reached the stage of an HMCI's term where people who previously admired them speaking without fear or favour now dislike the fact, as they don't agree with what is being said without fear or favour.