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Labour conference: Jeremy Corbyn pledges more free childcare

Image copyright PA Jeremy Corbyn is expected to use his conference speech in Liverpool to pledge an expansion of free childcare. Labour has previously said it would offer 30 hours of “genuinely free” childcare to all parents of two, three and four-year-olds in England. Mr Corbyn will say Labour will ...

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State Education Support – Education Week

Report Roundup “Getting Down to Facts 2” Despite investing in education data systems, California produces little information on how to provide an effective education for its students, according to a 36-study analysis by the Policy Analysis for California Education Center at Stanford University. The study finds that the Golden State ...

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Teachers Aren’t Just Running for Office—They’re Winning

Former National Teacher of the Year recipient Jahana Hayes celebrates after winning the Democratic primary for Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District in August. —John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP New data show most educators vying for state seats pass first hurdle It’s a trend noted by the news media, teachers’ unions, and ...

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Sober students look for alcohol-free halls at university

Image copyright Getty Images For many students, drinking and parties are a big part of the freshers’ experience. But with more than one in five students saying they are teetotal, the demand for alcohol-free accommodation is on the rise. Mohamed is 19 and about to start his second year at ...

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Labour conference: No new academies, Angela Rayner to pledge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The shadow education secretary will say the academy system is ‘not fit for purpose’ The creation of new academy and free schools in England would be scrapped by a future Labour government, the shadow education secretary is to announce. Angela Rayner will tell the ...

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