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11 March 2020
Childcare costs have risen 5% according to charity Coram. Its family and childcare survey found the weekly price for a part-time nursery place for a child under two is over £130 - £6,800 a year, writes Juliette Fogelman, East London Socialist Party.
4 March 2020
The snow didn't stop staff, parents, children and supporters turning out on the picket line. St Bede's in Redbridge took their first day of strike action against the school becoming a privatised academy.
17 December 2019
Members of the National Education Union (NEU) at St Angela's and St Michael's Catholic schools in Newham were on strike on 11 December against being forced into becoming privately run academies
27 November 2019
Over 100 parents, children, trade unionists and other supporters from the local community were on the picket line outside Moulsecoomb Primary School, Brighton on 21 November.
31 July 2019
Ilford County High School, which has a deficit, should force the council to allow a moratorium on repayments
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.
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