Education News Round-Up January 31st

League tables ‘mislead on school success’
Some schools would have performed much worse than official league tables show if “churn rates” had been taken into account, it has been claimed.

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More Welsh schools move into top ‘green’ annual rating
More Welsh schools have moved into the top category in the latest annual ratings published on Tuesday.

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Apprenticeship targets ‘poor value for money’, says IFS
The government’s target to rapidly increase the number of apprentices risks being “poor value for money”, says the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Term-time holiday fines are under review in some areas
A BBC investigation has found that 35 councils in England have changed their policy on fining parents for term-time holidays.

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