Ofsted is considering ditching overall ratings for the quality of children's services when it introduces its new inspection framework next year, it has emerged.
Fundamental reforms to services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities aim to transform the way support is provided and improve education and care outcomes.
Much has already been said about the new National Schools Funding Formula, but one aspect of the reform has not had quite so much attention - the new central school services block.
Guide offers councils advice on producing education, health and care plans for children with SEN.
The struggles of two councils given freedoms from safeguarding duties has boosted opposition to the government's exemption clause plans. But social work leaders are split on whether freedoms increase safeguarding risks.
England's largest authority outlines plans to transfer children's social care services to an independent trust.
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