Education News Round-Up March 30th

Teachers’ union calls for ballot on primary test boycott
Teachers have voted to ballot for a boycott of all primary school tests, after claims that children in England are the “most tested in Europe”.
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Toddlers ‘need early years teachers in nurseries’
Every nursery in England should have a qualified early years teacher to help toddlers develop skills like speech and language, a children’s charity says.
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Schools charging parents for children to eat their own packed lunches
Parents pay up to £1.80 a day for children to eat their own sandwiches in school, union finds, as it blames the funding squeeze
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Puff Daddy is opening a school in Harlem
The 46-year-old rapper and producer said it was his ‘dream come true’
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