BIG ISSUE: MAINTAINED NURSERY SCHOOLS
Local authority maintained nursery schools' fight for survival amid underfunding and council cuts.
New Government figures reveal in each of the last three years, the proportion of nursery schools in deficit has been double that of all schools.
A new report warns that if London's nursery schools, whose future is under threat, close then it will be detrimental to thousands of vulnerable children.
A campaign to safeguard the future of nursery schools is being launched today, as just under a third say their future is on a 'knife-edge'.
Conservative MPs are increasingly concerned about the survival of maintained nursery schools and the impact for children with special educational needs and disabilities....
Newly appointed early years minister Nadhim Zahawi has announced that the Department for Education is to carry out a feasibility study into the cost and value of...