Daily roundup: Shoesmith compensation, council spending, and school standards

Neil Puffett
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Details emerge of Sharon Shoesmith compensation deal; Somerset criticised for amount spent on children's services leaders; and academies best for supporting disadvantaged pupils, all in the news today.

The Court of Appeal ruled that Sharon Shoesmith had been unfairly sacked and “scapegoated” over the death of Baby Peter Connelly. Image: Peter Crane
The Court of Appeal ruled that Sharon Shoesmith had been unfairly sacked and “scapegoated” over the death of Baby Peter Connelly. Image: Peter Crane

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