Lee Elliot Major writes in The Guardian on cuts to the Aim Higher programme.
Sir Peter Lampl wrote for the Times on the dangers of excessive student debt.
A proposal that the GCSE should be adapted to become a national examination for 14-year-olds is made by Professor Alan Smithers and Dr Pamela Robinson of the University of Buckingham in a report published today by the Sutton Trust, which commissioned their research comparing education systems in the 30 countries of the OECD.
The Sutton Trust is partnering with Impetus Trust to launch an early years initiative to narrow gaps in school readiness.
Behaviour problems are significantly more common among children from disadvantaged backgrounds – and are strongly apparent in the pre-school years - according to the preliminary findings of new research commissioned by the Sutton Trust from Dr Liz Washbrook of Bristol University.