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Education: Key issues for the 2015 Parliament

This section of the Key Issues 2015 publication focuses on education and school places.

A good school place for every child?
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Since demand for school places has increased, how can Government policy ensure there are enough places where they are needed?

The future of academies and free schools
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Looks at the rise of academies and concerns that the freedoms of these schools result in financial problems and lapses in standards

The expansion of private higher education
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Examines the expansion of the private higher education sector, how public money funds it and the dangers of rapid expansion

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