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Daily News Summary
1 November 2018

image Independent schools to be targeted in money laundering crackdown
image More money spent on poorer pupils' education than those from wealthier families
image 'Scottish independent schools play a vital part in the education system'
image Social Mobility Commission appoints 12 new members
image Children's apps market is full of "misleading" ads, research finds
image Study finds only 3% of Year 5 children are doing enough exercise

Independent schools to be targeted in money laundering crackdown

 

Ben Wallace MP, minister for security and economic crime, has said independent schools will be targeted in the Government's plan to crackdown on money laundering. By Martin George, Tes. The article quotes Julie Robinson, general secretary of the Independent Schools Council, and Mike Buchanan, executive director of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference.

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Tes

More money spent on poorer pupils' education than those from wealthier families

 

Research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found more government funding is now being spent on educating children from disadvantaged backgrounds than those from better-off families. By Richard Adams, The Guardian.

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The Guardian

'Scottish independent schools play a vital part in the education system'

 

Elaine Logan, warden at Glenalmond College in Perth, writes for The Scotsman in support of independent schools, saying they "play a vital part" in the Scottish education system.

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Scotsman

Social Mobility Commission appoints 12 new members

 

The Social Mobility Commission has appointed 12 new members who will start next month. By Alix Robertson, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Children's apps market is full of "misleading" ads, research finds

 

Researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School have found apps aimed at five-year-old children or younger often contain "misleading" adverts. By Mark Bridge, The Times.

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The Times

Study finds only 3% of Year 5 children are doing enough exercise

 

Data gathered from over 800 Year 5 children has revealed only 3% are doing enough exercise. By Caroline Henshaw, Tes.

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Tes

 

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