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School admissions framework: Legal update

The current primary school admissions process continues to lead to poorer outcomes for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children, says Richard Oldershaw of the Child Law Advice Service.

Assessing suitable education at home

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  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has reminded councils they must be clear with parents of home-schooled children whether home visits are routine or triggered by specific concerns.

Children missing education

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  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Growing concern over the number of "children missing education" has prompted calls for more support and oversight for home educators.

Legal Update: Expanding the school census

New guidance on the collection of school census data should not affect any child's right to access compulsory education, writes Anita Hurrell, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Reforming alternative provision

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  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Kelly Reeve, senior legal consultant for the Child Law Advice Service, examines the recent proposals for reforming alternative provision and the impact this might have for children at risk of exclusion.

Legal Update: Blocked from higher education

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  • Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, explains why proposed changes to student support regulations are so significant for young people with immigration issues.

Legal Update: Guidance on pupil exclusions

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  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Can pupils be prevented from progressing from year 12 to year 13 at college if they do not achieve good grades? Kelly Reeve, team leader of the Child Law Advice Service, examines the applicable guidance.

Legal Update: Legal win over student finance

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  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015
The Supreme Court has ruled that the eligibility criteria for student loans are unjustifiably discriminatory, explains Anita Hurrell, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Relationships and sex education

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  • Monday, August 3, 2015
Kirsten Anderson, research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the government's reluctance to make relationships and sex education statutory for pupils in primary and secondary schools.

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