Interesting FreshEd podcast episode here on how the detained children of people removed from the United States have quite irregular schooling provision. Notably, because the prison systems they're detained in are privatised, this means the childrens' education provision is too. On-line charter schools, championed by the present US Secretary for Education Betsy DeVos, seem to have stepped into the frame. And here's a paper from last year by Karen Wells in Children's Geographies which provides context for what's happening now.
Adam Rutherford is a more than decent science writer and BBC radio broadcaster. He has a book out on 6 Feb called; "How to argue with a racist". He's previewed it with a piece in The Observer and in this...
Interesting snippet in The Guardian on UCL research which shows that students from poorer backgrounds are much more likely that others to apply to universities and courses which require less than their 6th form achievement. This is 'under-applying' .This is...