One of England's biggest academy chains is giving up control of 10 schools amid concern over its standards, as campaigners say it is more evidence of why academies should be Ofsted inspected.
Education Secretary Michael Gove says he will break down the "Berlin wall" between state and private schools, as a row over Ofsted's leadership continues.
The founder of the Kings Science Academy in Bradford, Sajid Raza, is arrested and bailed by police investigating suspected fraud offences. The academy was one of the country's first free schools.
The government should give means-tested vouchers to working class families to help them buy their children some of the advantages that more affluent families can afford, the Sutton Trust suggests.
UK teenagers are failing to keep up with youngsters in many Asian countries in reading, maths and science, according to a new OECD survey. Where has British education gone wrong?
A group of students are enjoying an unexpected day off today after an infestation of dangerous 'false widow' spiders was discovered at their school.
The deputy prime minister says the national curriculum should be taught in every school and all teachers should be qualified. One free school founder tells Channel 4 News why he disagrees.
Schools minister David Laws says no school will be allowed to "languish in failure" as an Ofsted report on Al-Madinah school in Derby, a Muslim free school, says it is "in chaos".