Around one in eight schools do not have a library, with poorer children less likely to have access to one than their richer peers, according to a study.
Thousands of children have been caught carrying weapons in school, an investigation has found, with suspects as young as four years old.
The UK is at risk of wasting talent if young children start ruling out career options based on their gender, ethnicity or class, an international education expert has warned.
Children are being taken out of school to be home educated in as little as a day, according to an Ofsted report which says parents often see removing youngsters as the only option.
Hundreds of schools will see their budgets boosted by more than 10% next year, while many others will get the minimum increase.
The East Midlands and the South West are among the biggest winners out of a government boost to school funding.
Deaf children in Scotland face a growing education crisis, according to a new report which says nearly a third of specialist teachers have been cut in the last eight years.
Labour’s attack on private education is a “vote loser” with the public keen for fee-paying schools to open, not close, according to a leading headmistress.
Four in five state schools will be worse off financially next year than they were less than five years ago, unions have claimed.
Parents and residents support the idea of traffic-free streets outside schools, according to a survey.
Dismantling private education would cause massive disruption and push up costs for state schools by billions of pounds, a union leader has warned.