Concern over children’s care providers’ ‘debt-fuelled’ £215m profit

The six largest children’s social care providers in England made £215m in profit last year, as councils face mounting costs to support vulnerable children and families, a new report shows. The Local Government...

Disadvantaged children benefit most from formal childcare, study finds

Twenty hours a week of formal childcare is most beneficial for England’s most disadvantaged children but they are less likely to access high-quality provision, a study has found. Read the full article on...

Children with SEND ‘worst affected’ by school funding pressures

Research conducted by the inspectorate, at the request of the House of Commons public accounts select committee, found that 80 per cent of primary school head teachers and 72 per cent of secondary head...

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Charity issues call for disabled citizen reporters

Leading disability charity Leonard Cheshire has announced that it is working with ‘On Our Radar’ to build a network of citizen reporters – young disabled people who will be trained in the art of reporting and campaigning on the issues that matter to...