Childhood happiness has fallen to its lowest level in a decade, with more than 200,000 children unhappy with their lives.
Sheffield City Council has been awarded an overall Good rating by Ofsted following a three-week inspection of its children’s services.
Councils have argued that mainstream schools should be incentivised to take in more children with special needs.
Chancellor Sajid Javid has confirmed that the early Spending Round will be delivered on 4 September.
Policy proposals for schools in England have been leaked, including plans to convert local authority maintained schools to academies.
Councils were forced to overspend on their children’s social care budgets by nearly £800 million last year.
Despite thousands of new secondary school places having been created by councils, children still face the prospect of missing out on a place.
Councils can get more young people into work, education and training if they are given greater powers over the national skills and employment system.
Government figures suggest that millions of children across England have gone hungry over the summer holidays.
A new report has revealed how some homeless children are living in converted shipping containers and office blocks and B&Bs.
A trial of car free zones that will improve road safety at six Glasgow primary schools will begin on the first day of new school term.
A consultation has been launched by Stoke-on-Trent Council on proposals to fund a £5.5 million redirection of cash to children’s services.
The number of vulnerable children being cared for in areas where council services are failing is going up.
Cambridgeshire libraries are set to introduce Open Access (self-service) technology, after securing £1.1 million capital investment.
New research from the Association of Play Industries has claimed that parents are worried about the shift from outdoor play to indoor screen time.
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