Education News Round-Up September 7th

Poor pupils get less tutoring and homework help – study
Better-off families are secretly using tutors to prevent their less able children from failing at school, research suggests.

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Schools open doors to ‘more unfilled teacher posts’
Schools are beginning the term with rising numbers of teacher vacancies, the leading specialist recruiters say.

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Too many new pupils not school ready, say head teachers
Many children are not ready to start school when they first enter a classroom, according to a survey of head teachers.

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Universities want rethink on costs for poorer students
More than a hundred universities are calling for a rethink on the costs for poorer students in England.

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