Interventions for at risk children

I’d like to see more of an emphasis placed on intensive interventions for at risk children in early years. I thought Gordon Brown’s plan for a network of homes for single mothers was unfairly characterised as “gulags for slags” attest

Unaccounted £1bn cost of Tory school reforms

In George Osborne’s speech to Demos last week, he looked to Sweden to provide evidence for how a Conservative government could reform the education system and provide “more for less” while also delivering high standards. But the reforms would cost £1.2 billion and it’s not clear that the Swedish system is the panacea that the Conservative Party suggest.