FactCheck: Labour aren’t telling the full story about free school meals
Despite what Labour’s claim appears to suggest, this is not a case of the government taking free school meals from a million children who are currently receiving them.
FactCheck: the new education secretary is wrong about schools funding
Damian Hinds made three claims about schools funding in parliament on Monday. Two of them are wrong, according to independent experts.
Factcheck Q&A: Kids Company
How much taxpayers money did the charity get, what did they do with it and how much did the Government know? Everything you need to know on Kids Company.
FactCheck: when can you leave education?
Most teenagers who got their GCSE results today have been told they must stay in education or training until they are 18. But what if they refuse?
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 failing to open in areas of need?
Has the government’s revolutionary free schools movement failed by opening schools where there is already a surplus of places? FactCheck swots up on the facts.
FactCheck: Black mark for Labour on primary school places
Parents are in for a “summer of worry”, says Labour, because this September there will be a shortfall of 120,000 primary school places. FactCheck gets out its red pen.
FactCheck: who’s to blame for rising primary school class sizes?
In Prime Minister’s Questions today David Cameron and Ed Miliband sparred over cramped primary school places. FactCheck looks at who’s to blame.
FactCheck: Gove’s schoolboy error on funding for school buildings
Michael Gove rejects the image of kids taking classes under “leaky roofs”. In fact, he claims the government is spending more over the next four years than Labour did in its first two parliaments.
FactCheck: Did Ministers ‘misinterpret’ research to justify scrapping the EMA?
It caused teenage riots when it was axed. Does the Government’s justification for scrapping the Education Maintenance Allowance pass the FactCheck test?