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Young people will be offered mental well-being support as part of the National Citizen Service (NCS) initiative, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced.

Civil liberties campaign group Liberty has reiterated its call for parents to boycott the school census despite the government issuing revised guidance on how pupil data should be collected.

A children's charity has spoken out against proposed cuts to services for deaf children in a local authority area that was recently criticised for the quality of support for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

The attainment gap between the most disadvantaged pupils and their peers has worsened over the past decade, analysis of government data has revealed.

The number of young people not in education, employment or training (Neet) for more than 12 months has increased by almost 100,000 over the last year, a rise of 12 per cent, a report has found.

Serious concerns have been raised about the quality of support for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Bury, with inspectors warning that progress has been hampered because of complacent leadership.

A council has been heavily criticised by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) for failing to adequately support a severely autistic child and his family.

Ofsted inspectors have raised concerns about the joint commissioning of support for children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) in two separate local authority areas.

A lack of mental health support in schools is ruining the life chances of pupils who end up permanently excluded, a study by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has found.

Schools in England will be given an additional £1.3bn over the next two years, with the money coming from existing Department for Education budgets, Education Secretary Justine Greening has said.