29 July 2016
The Department for Education has worked with the LGA's LG Inform team to identify and upload over 80 Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) data items to the LG Inform database.
28 June 2016
Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, responds to the Ofsted Social Care Annual Report.
7 July 2016
Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, said, "Councils have long been highlighting the fact that school structures are not a magic bullet to improve education, and what really matters is outstanding teaching and strong leadership."
18 May 2016
Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, responds to the Children and Social Work Bill.
18 May 2016
Cllr Roy Perry, Chairman of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, responds to the National Citizen Service Bill announced in today's Queen's Speech, which includes plans to dramatically expand the National Citizen Service.
25 May 2016
Research shows that foster care helps children do better at school, council leaders are highlighting as Foster Care Fortnight moves into its second week.
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