FactCheck Q&A: how bad are British schools?
Britain’s education system appears to be stuck in a rut while our Asian competitors surge ahead. FactCheck investigates.
FactCheck: are free schools better?
Labour say an education minister has given false information to parliament in an effort to defend free schools. It’s a serious accusation. Can FactCheck cut through the bluster?
FactCheck: should we make the school day longer?
Longer school days and shorter holidays could improve our academic performance, thinks Michael Gove. Top marks for the education secretary?
How dodgy stats could decide our children’s future
“The council swiftly admitted making an accounting error – to the tune of a staggering £6m.”
How many academies can we afford?
Cathy Newman checks out whether the Government can afford to meet its targets for academy schools.
Is the academy programme the answer for failing schools?
Are academies the magic bullet that will save Britain’s failing schools? FactCheck hit the books…