Sarah Brooks-Wilson offers further considerations for the treatment of school absence as education and youth justice become closer
Theresa May has announced that Police and Crime Commissioners should have the power to set up free schools for 'troubled children', The Guardian reports.
The Home Secretary said these free schools should 'support troubled children and prevent them falling into a life of crime'.
Roger Grimshaw considers the implications of recent reports on young people.
Dr Karen Graham makes the case for challenging routine punitive disciplinary practices in schools.
Matt Ford, Research and Policy Assistant, talks about how ethnic minority students fare in post-16 education.
Previous research has shown that prisoners involved in education value support and encouragement from officers on the wings. Wings of Learning: the role of the prison officer in supporting prisoner education was aimed at discovering how officers viewed prison education, what support they could offer, and how it might best be given in the future.
Twelve prisons in England and Wales were visited, between December 2004 and May 2005, and small group interviews were carried out with a total of 77 prison officers.