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Experts question LGBT school plan

Focus should be on tackling homophobia in all schools, not segregating LGBT pupils, say campaigners.

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Call to boost status and pay to beat care home staff shortage

New training and qualification standards for residential care workers should help improve the skills of the sector's workforce, but addressing historically low wages and the job's poor profile are also key, say experts.

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Legal Update: Criminalising domestic abuse

Kirsten Anderson, research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, asks if criminalising coercive and controlling behaviour will provide better protection to victims of domestic violence.

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Rebuilder of Birmingham

Derren Hayes meets Lord Warner, Birmingham children's commissioner.

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YJB reforms focus on innovative services

Giving the Youth Justice Board more freedom over how it funds local provision could see more outcome-driven services being developed.

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