Council-maintained schools outperform academies in England, study shows

Council-maintained schools in England outperform academies in Ofsted rankings, according to analysis published on the day the government’s ambitions for all schools to join multi-academy trusts (Mats) are...

Stronger safeguards ‘could reduce care leavers’ risk of homelessness’

The government needs to address rising numbers of young care leavers becoming homeless by introducing a series of stronger safeguards, a report warns. A joint briefing published by Just for Kids Law together...

Police detention of children

Just for Kids Law has published a report calling for an end to the overnight detention of children by police. Responses to a 2019 Freedom of Information (FOI) request from 34 police forces in England found...

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Police detention of children

Just for Kids Law has published a report calling for an end to the overnight detention of children by police. Responses to a 2019 Freedom of Information (FOI) request from 34 police forces in England found that at least...

Temporary accommodation

Human Rights Watch has published a report with the Childhood Trust examining standards of temporary accommodation in London. The report outlines concerns around the number of families living in substandard temporary...