National Audit Office verdict on Pupil Premium: “potential to bring about a significant improvement in outcomes for disadvantaged pupils”

by Stephen Tall on June 30, 2015

Six months ago I wrote: I think [the Pupil Premium is] one of this Coalition’s most progressive policies. But expecting its impact to be sudden and dramatic is to over-hype it. What I suspect it has done is focus schools’ (…)

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Olly Grender & me on BBC Radio 4: Who will be the next Lib Dem leader?

by Stephen Tall on June 30, 2015

BBC Radio 4’s Westminster Hour took a look at the Lib Dem leadership contest this week. You can listen to the 9 minute discussion between Olly Grender (Team Norman Lamb) and me (Team Tim Farron) here: