Heads who take over struggling schools are to be given a two and half years reprieve from Ofsted inspections, to enable them to turn things around.
Labour says it has identified a £560m "black hole" in the government's plan to force all schools in England to become academies.
Critics attack education secretary for ‘silencing’ parents as new system for accrediting teachers is announced.
A plan to rebalance school funding away from London and other inner cities will be accelerated with an additional £500m investment, the chancellor announced in his budget.
Chancellor George Osborne announced the setting up of a review to determine whether the subject should be studied by all children until they leave education as part of a blueprint to ensure the next generation gets the “best start” in life for employment.
President Obama discussed important topics including equal pay, education for women around the world and the online harassment women face far too often on the Internet.
Charter schools suspend students at a much higher rate than non-charter schools, some of which have suspension rates north of 70 percent.