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Sarah Teather announces proposals including a new system to replace statements and improved support for children without statements.
Press notice 09 March 2011
The Department has today published Professor Alison Wolf's review of vocational education which highlights the need for a fresh approach to a range of qualifications.
Press notice 03 March 2011
The Secretary of State for Education has written to local authorities today asking for their plans to improve schools below the floor standards in their area.
News 01 March 2011