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

Schools data should assist parents

The British government is right to change how performance is ranked on league tables

Headteachers hit at school league tables

Private providers in UK say comparisons are meaningless

MPs want more transparency on academies

Committee says it is unclear whether standards have been raised

Tech companies link up with schools

Google and O2 to provide teacher training

Councils claim extra £5bn required to fund school places

Growing population requires more money, says LGA

Boost teachers’ powers, says ex-mandarin

Warning that Whitehall must step back if cuts are to be achieved


Government backs school savings clubs

Move headed by Church of England

Employers urged to boost careers advice

Ministers fund company to foster school-business links

Poor white British pupils slow to improve

Deprived children of other ethnicities perform better in school

Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw

Secondary standards falling, says Ofsted

Chief inspector says some schools are ‘bereft of good leadership’

PM to multiply maths and physics teachers

Bursaries towards study cost in return for commitment to teaching

Tory MPs revive grammar school ‘albatross’

Backbenchers launch campaign to bring back ‘11-plus’ selection

Private schools hit back at Labour threat

Plan to remove tax privileges harms social mobility, say heads

An answer to Britain’s schools divide

Labour’s education policies need to focus on the state sector

Labour warns private schools on tax relief

Hunt says independents must help break down education system’s ‘Berlin Wall’