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5 June 2019
Particularly powerful were the children who spoke and demanded a decent education for them and their siblings.
22 May 2019
It is a measure of a society's progress as to how it treats its most vulnerable members. Applying that measure to special educational needs funding - we are heading back to the Stone Age.
17 April 2019
A new Ofsted report shows that educational support for vulnerable children is failing. The report outlines how thousands of children are being taught in alternative provision, often in very poor conditions with no qualified teachers.
10 April 2019
A meeting was instigated because of threatened redundancies at Henry Maynard School
3 April 2019
In the UK, 2.9 million children from working families are now living in poverty, reports the Department for Work and Pensions. And more than a third of babies are living below the poverty line, according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
28 March 2019
Teachers at Bradfield school in Sheffield are defending jobs and education
17 October 2018
"No ifs, no buts, no dinner lady cuts," is the song from the picket line. Nine dinner ladies at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe, Yorkshire are now on indefinite strike against being made redundant.
12 September 2018
'Isolation booths' - solitary confinement in all but name - are an increasingly common feature of 'zero-tolerance' school behaviour policies.
29 August 2018
Feed your child or heat the house; buy a school uniform or pay the electricity bill - these are the kinds of impossible choices faced by more and more working parents every day
25 July 2018
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including Boris's millionaire mansion and working homeless.
20 June 2018
Parents involved in the Disability Empowerment Action Links (Deal) group have pushed Leeds City Council into 'pausing' its plans to cut special education needs transport to over-16s.
20 June 2018
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us.
30 May 2018
What a racket! Hundreds of car (and some bus and truck) horns were honked in support of Springfield Primary School teachers on 24 May when National Education Union (NEU) members took their first day of strike action against further job losses and increased workloads.
23 May 2018
School workers in Newham, east London, stopped Avenue Primary School becoming a privately run 'academy' earlier this month
8 May 2018
NEU members at Avenue school have succeeding in stopping the school becoming an academy.
6 May 2018
Keith was re-elected on a landslide
2 May 2018
Leeds council has withdrawn escorted transport funding for young people aged 16 and over with special educational needs and disabilities. Parents and students, alongside Unite Community members, gathered on the steps of Leeds Town Hall on 28 April to protest.
24 April 2018
Privatisation at Avenue school could be on the verge of defeat
10 April 2018
Striking teachers and support staff, together with parents at St Helens primary in Barnsley, chanted: "What do we want? A happy school!"
28 March 2018
Last year's general election saw a historic surge for Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity manifesto. A large part of that wave was the 800,000 voters who switched their vote on the question of education
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