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Latest chaotic free school saga sees institution facing possible closure, after DfE fails to get local authority to accept controversial planning application
New parent-led free schools “increasingly rare”, concedes New Schools Network, as former group member offers detailed critique
Expensive new free school, in echo of another, says teachers must be prepared to “make mountains out of molehills”
Nearly one in five free schools operating at under two-thirds of the pupils they need to fill in seven years
Controversial merger exposes “risks” of setting up free schools without “basic” need for more places, court papers warn
Is it fair to compare pay of a multi-academy trust CEO to that of a headteacher in the maintained sector?