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Calls have been made by education champions in Suffolk to bring poorly performing academies back under council control.

Graham White

Senior officers across Suffolk's ailing special educational needs service are to be held to account for its failings, it has emerged.

Gordon Jones

As figures reveal that Suffolk ranks among the worst areas in the country for unauthorised school absences, we ask the question - have you ever taken your child out of school during term time?

Gordon Jones

Exam stress and social media have been blamed for a huge rise in the number of cases of children referred to social services for mental ill health.

Department for Education

Parents have reacted angrily after it emerged a special needs forum praised for its "powerful and influential voice" has been refused access to a crisis meeting with government leaders.

Department for Education

People in Colchester are being encouraged to help shape the lives of the next generation by choosing a career in teaching.

Department for Education

National Apprenticeship Week is highlighting the benefits of training on the job versus university, but figures suggest many employers aren't getting on board.

Department for Education

New figures reveal one in five Suffolk schools have no male teachers - raising questions over a lack of role models for boys in early education.

Graham White

An Ipswich primary school which faced losing its sponsor following a torrent of criticism from Ofsted has taken "effective action" to improve, according to inspectors.

Department for Education

A campaign by the Department for Education encouraging people to get into teaching is to visit Ipswich this week, amid concerns for teacher shortages in the county.

Gordon Jones

A bid has been launched by an academy trust for a new secondary school planned for the 2,000-home Adastral Park development to be a free school.

Gordon Jones

More than £1million of government cash is being pumped into the training and development of teachers in Ipswich, it has been revealed.

Department for Education

Plans to tear down dated buildings at one of Ipswich's key secondary schools and rebuild it with a fit-for-purpose teaching space have been approved.

Department for Education

A north Suffolk academy trust has been ordered to justify the high salaries of its top-paid staff.

Department for Education

The CEO of a new multi-academy trust in Ipswich has spoken about his vision to bring the best out of two high performing primary schools.

Department for Education

An Ipswich education project has been given a £50,000 boost by central government to continue a successful scheme providing extra tuition for struggling GCSE maths pupils.

Department for Education

Plans have been unveiled to pump up to £45.1million into creating hundreds of special educational needs places in Suffolk, in a bid to meet soaring demand.

Gordon Jones

Unity Schools Partnership have been announced as the preferred new provider for Felixstowe Academy and Langer Primary.

Therese Coffey

Schools in Ipswich are benefiting from an additional £53,000 each as part of a government education drive, it has emerged.

Department for Education

Education officials "orchestrated" safeguarding concerns at a Suffolk special school to remove senior staff and push through its conversion to an academy, it has been claimed.

Gordon Jones

An Ipswich primary school recently branded inadequate by Ofsted could lose its sponsor unless "rapid improvements" are made to pupil outcomes.

Department for Education

The academy trust set to take over a struggling special school in Ipswich has formally been announced.

Gordon Jones

Suffolk's primary schools have seen a boost in their Key Stage 2 results - although the county is still behind the national average.

Department for Education

A school is set to create a new teaching block to help it meet a growing demand for pupil places.

Department for Education

Education bosses are admitting some pupils with special needs are forced to stay at home due to a lack of specialist placements.

Graham White

The number of fixed term exclusions at Suffolk primary schools has soared in recent years - prompting calls for an overhaul in the Government's education system.

Gordon Jones

As work begins to rebuild Stowmarket High School, headteacher Dave Lee-Allan is calling on the community to help stock the new building with key resources.

Department for Education

New management has been found for several schools in Suffolk and north Essex formerly run by the controversial academy trust Bright Tribe.

Sandy Martin

Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey has responded to the news that the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) is to give up control of two Felixstowe Schools.

Therese Coffey

Catch up on our top stories of the week including a Corrie McKeague update and the revealing of the Suffolk academy trusts salaries.

Corrie McKeague

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