Pupil Premium: is it working? Probably – but it’s not a quick-fix solution

by Stephen Tall on January 29, 2014

The Pupil Premium – money targeted at children from low-income households – is the Lib Dems’ flagship education policy. By the end of the Parliament, it will be worth £2.5 billion, cash given directly to schools to spend as they wish on improving attainment outcomes. Is it working? That’s the question being asked, given the […]

My column for ConHome: The Rennard affair shows Lib Dem strengths as well as weaknesses

by Stephen Tall on January 29, 2014

Here’s my latest The Other Side column for ConservativeHome, published here on Tuesday. I was told I couldn’t shirk the responsibility of explaining the Rennard affair – so if you’ve had your fill of it, stop reading now. My thanks (…)

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