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Tories unveil youth skills focus

The Conservatives indicate tackling youth unemployment will be at the forefront of their election campaign.

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Children's centres face funding squeeze

The long-term decline in children's centres spending is forcing councils to think creatively about how resources can meet demand.

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Birmingham bids to put children's views at the heart of 10-year vision

An independent review of growing up in Birmingham has highlighted the priorities for children and young people and puts forward some radical ideas for how to solve them - with council involvement key to delivering change.

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Teaching groups brand Ofsted pupil behaviour report 'narrow-minded'

Former Education Secretary Michael Gove turned the spotlight on classroom behaviour when drafting in Charlie Taylor to lead the Department for Education's efforts to improve standards.

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Cost of foster care recruitment explored: agencies vs in-house

Public sector consultant Impower has calculated that local authorities could save £150m by placing more fostered children with their own carers, but independent providers say its analysis of the costs and benefits is flawed.

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