How to pay for your education

Surrey’s education department says it is struggling to fund an education for all pupils in the state, despite a new policy that says every school should have the option to teach a curriculum that supports pupils’ individual needs.Surrey Education said it was “not a perfect” system of funding, but said it had made progress since […]

‘My child is still learning’ – ‘I’ve learned nothing’

My child is not learning, I’ve learnt nothing.He’s in bed, reading, in a sling, crying.I can’t stop thinking about the fact that he’s in such a situation.I’ve had a very hard time with this.When I was nine, my brother and sister went to live with us.It was the worst time of our lives, we had […]

How to make sure your child is on track to go to school with your state and federal education funds

A few days after the federal government announced a $3 billion boost for public education, states and localities across the U.S. are scrambling to decide how to use the money.States are scrambling, and they are making their own decisions.Here’s what you need to know.Read moreAt a press conference Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos touted the […]

How to make sure your child gets the best education in Staffordshire

A new education welfare program is launching in Stafford.It’s designed to provide extra support for students who are struggling to find the best school for them and their family.Staffordshire Education Welfare is a joint initiative between Staffordshire County Council and the Department for Education.Its aim is to get more children into the best schools, not […]

How to make the most of a good teacher

New York’s public schools are struggling to keep up with the demands of the new digital age, but they’re also struggling to educate the kids who live there.In a new series of interviews, I ask teachers and principals what lessons they want to learn from the school system’s digital divide.Here are some of my favorite […]