The FT brings analysis of the increasingly available data to measure the performance of the country’s top schools

Private schools offer record bursaries

More than one pupil in four receives financial support

Life Skills Work Experience Pod Barclays bank

Inside the workplace simulator

If employers fail to offer on-the-job experience they cannot complain about young people’s skills

Nicky Morgan
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Schools policy shift signals dysfunction

Cameron has no time for any matters aside from the EU referendum, says Sebastian Payne

Tories put brakes on academies plan

Aide signals delay to legislation to reform all state schools

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Former education secretary slams school plan

Kenneth Baker says Tory party likely to reconsider its position

Edinburgh school closures put focus on PFI

Criticism of past Labour government’s public-private partnerships

Study shines light on value of a degree

Graduate earnings for men lower than non-graduates at more than one in 10 universities

Peers call for education shake-up

Government accused of ‘failing’ young people

Councils plot to keep control of schools

Local authorities explore setting up their own academy trusts

Burlington Danes Academy row at Fulham Reach boathouse on the river Thames. Credit: David Parry/ FT
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State schools row against an elitist tide

Fulham boat club works with London borough to widen talent pool

Corbyn backs teachers against academies

Tory grass roots also weigh in over power shift from local councils

Tiger Mother targets for English schools

Success of academies will be measured by a gradual letting go

Scorn poured on maths until 18 plan

Experts point out that there is already a shortage of maths teachers

A risky experiment with England’s schools

The mixed performance of academies makes accountability crucial

Schools get £500m to improve standards

Confirmation of commitment to stripping local authority control