Education News Round-Up March 9th

Teachers’ dismay at delay in approving new exam courses
Teachers have expressed dismay that fewer than half the specifications for new GCSEs and A-levels to be taught in England from September are ready.
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Morgan tackles ‘unfair’ school funding
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is pushing ahead with a “national funding formula” for schools, to tackle uneven levels of funding across England.
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Maths A level adds 11% to earnings
No other A-level subject attracted such a wage premium
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‘But you can’t start a sentence with a conjunction,’ primary pupil writes to children’s author
Joanna Nadin is a children’s author who has published more than 50 books. She writes speeches. She goes into schools and talks to children about writing.
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