A new website backed by leading teaching and education unions claims to show the impact of funding cuts on each individual school.Read the full story ›
A council meets next week to decide what changes it will make to its schools admissions policy after a watchdog declared it "unfair".Read the full story ›
A landmark ruling in the Supreme Court is due to take place on the 31st January that will rule on the legality of taking children out of school during term time.
Derbyshire County Council was the first in the Midlands to abolish fines for all but the worst offenders.
Furthermore, in 2015, Craig Langman from Nuneaton started a campaign asking for a change in the law for headteachers to be given discretion on the issuing of fines. His petition received 230,00 signatures.
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Parents at an infant school in Birmingham say they fear for their children's safety now that construction has began on a Starbucks drive-through next door.
The planned entrance for cars coming into the drive-through is next to the pedestrian gate for Bellfield Infant School in Northfield. The school's headteacher says that could cause a serious accident - but the developers insist they've put safety measures in place. Melissa Wright reports.
Some parents are concerned that once it opens it won't be long before a child is seriously injured.Read the full story ›
Seven in 10 children in the Midlands region think the government should ensure that they have school lessons on sex and relationshipsRead the full story ›
Staff at a school in Oldbury have been reinforcing the 'stranger danger' message after reports of an attempted abduction in Smethwick.Read the full story ›
Out of 151 local authorities, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton are among the worst 25 in England for GCSE attainment.Read the full story ›
Key findings of a Birmingham City Council report into the alleged islamification of schools named in the so-called 'Trojan Horse' group will be published today.
Former headteacher Ian Kershaw was appointed to work on the investigation in April.
It comes after four schools were placed in special measures by Ofsted, after an anonymous letter earlier this year alleged Muslims with hardline views were attempting to take control of schools in the city.