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Absence figures paint a grim picture for boys with problems

TweetBoys in special schools are three times more likely to be excluded and are twice as likely to have unauthorised absence compared to girls say the latest figures from the Department for Education. The latest data on absence in primary, secondary and special schools, … Continue reading

How education changed under Thatcher – Peter Wilby

TweetWriting in The Guardian Peter Wilby provides a brief history lesson on the education system in Britain and how it changed under Margaret Thatcher – particularly universities (“[previously] run on similar lines to the BBC”) and schools curriculum, selection and funding. It’s a … Continue reading