Education News Round-Up May 25th

Cost of Tories’ free breakfasts ‘could treble’
Giving a free breakfast to every primary school child in England could cost more than treble the £60m the Tory party set aside for it, academics say.

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IPads ‘help improve young pupils’ skills’
Young children’s maths, English and communication skills improve if they use iPads in school on a regular basis.

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Schools to decide on going ahead with exams after attack
Exam boards are telling schools affected by the Manchester attack that they can decide whether to go ahead with GCSE and A-level exams.

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Tackle candidates on school cuts, heads ask parents
Head teachers’ letters warning of the “dreadful state” of school funding are being sent to parents in at least 3,000 schools across 17 counties on Friday.

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