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The Sutton Trust Toolkit assesses the impact of educational actions based on the cost. It listed effective feedback as the highest impact action (adding eight months of learning per year) – against the lowest cost. 34 more words
A new report says that Grammar schools should prioritise working-class pupils during the admissions process.
The study by Sutton Trust warns that entry into such schools should be based on “merit, not money”. 97 more words
Sutton Trust just published a report that highlights “more than four times as many grammar school pupils come from outside the state sector – with the vast majority likely to be from fee-paying preparatory schools – than the number entitled to free school meals” 219 more words
In the wake of the Al-Madina Free School row Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is calling for free school teachers to be formally qualified.
Let’s leave aside the fact that the Liberal Democrat leader needs to create some clear distinctions with the Tories ahead of the next election and also the tricky issues of coalition politics and Clegg’s apparent divergence of views with Liberal Democrat colleague and Education Minister David Laws; for this issue raises a far more fundamental question. 789 more words