Nick Clegg insists lunch is crucial for children to learn, as his universal free school meals scheme begins. But critics say the money is wasted on families who can afford to pay.
Parents and governors from schools rated "inadequate" by Ofsted in the "Trojan horse" investigation met this week to launch a new campaign. But star of the show was a five-year-old boy called Ben.
White working-class pupils perform worse in their GCSEs than any other ethnic group. Now a new report from MPs says that a longer school day will help improve their academic results.
The government is cracking down on fatty and sweet foods in schools, allowing pupils just two portions each week, while milk will once again be introduced during the school day.
"Muslim values are British values" declared the posters around the hall as parents, teachers and governors gathered at a hall in Small Heath, Birmingham, to discuss their response to Ofsted's report.
Michael Gove's call for schools to promote "British values" has caused something of a stir on Twitter and Facebook. So what's the verdict? Here is our slightly unscientific attempt to find out.
Requiring schools to "promote British values" and introducing no-notice inspections, are just two of the measures Michael Gove wants to introduce to tackle extremism in schools.