Education News Round-Up March 15th

University place demand to grow by 300,000 by 2030
About 300,000 new places will be needed at universities over the next 12 years, experts predict, making the higher education funding model unsustainable.

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Parents fined £24m for children’s truancy and term time holidays
Parents across England and Wales have been fined about £24m for failing to send their children to school during the past three years, it has emerged.

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‘Striking weaknesses’ in adult financial skills
A quarter of adults struggle to work out how much change they should get in a shop and half cannot read a simple financial line graph, a study suggests.

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