ASCL in the news

ASCL’s views on education news, as reported in the media.

ASCL quoted in an article 'Schools cut books and SEND spending as funding pressures bite'
10 April 2017
Schools Week 

General Secretary Designate Geoff Barton quoted in an article 'Heads replace newsletters with update on Twitter'
10 April 2017
The Times  
 

ASCL quoted in an article 'Unions stand together against selection plans'
6 April 2017
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in n article ' Should all teachers receive training in early years?'
6 April 2017
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ASCL quoted in article 'Reaching the peak? Mystery surrounds new top grades'
6 April 2017
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TES (2)

ASCL quoted in an article 'Supreme Court ruling upholds 'wrong' fines for term-time holidays'
6 April 2017
iNews

ASCL quoted in an article 'Jon Platt case. School leaders welcome Supreme Court term-time holiday ruling.'
6 April 2017
The Independent

ASCL quoted in an article 'Term-time holiday dad loses court battle over school fine'
6 April 2017
BBC News Online

ASCL Director of Policy Leora Cruddas interviewed on Supreme Court ruling on Talk2MeRadio
6 April 2017 (no clip available)

ASCL quoted in an article 'Church of England school backs down on proposal for 75% faith places at free school'
6 April 2017
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article 'Is music at risk of dropping off the curriculum in Plymouth schools?'

3 April 2017
Plymouth Herald

ASCL quoted in an article 'Union leaders spurn NEU's merger call'
2 April 2017
Schools Week

ASCL quoted in an article 'More than half of schools forced to increase class sizes as a result of underfunding'
1 April 2017
The Independent