All articles by: Graham Lane

Funding cuts bite deeper

Published: March 24, 2017
Written by Graham Lane

Theresa May’s Conservative Govern­ment is continuing to ignore the problems facing most schools in England over their funding in the coming months. Nationalising school funding was never a sensible idea. …

What is Labour’s plan for schools?

Published: February 11, 2017
Written by Graham Lane

The latest news on education is a threat from Grammar schools to require parents to give them extra payments. The National Audit Office has warned the current funding levels will …

Labour must commit to equal education for all

Published: September 24, 2016
Written by Graham Lane

The return of grammar and secondary modern schools is inexplicable, even to many Tories. Why the Conservatives want to bring back Grammar schools – and with them, of course, Secondary …

Classroom conundrum

Published: May 4, 2015
Written by Graham Lane

What exactly will Labour’s education policies if it takes power? asks Graham Lane