Today Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has confirmed that Amanda Spielman remains her preferred candidate for the role of Chief Inspector of Ofsted.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of the appointment process for the new Ofsted Chief, figures on Multi Academy Trust performance, term time holiday penalty notices, a report on women on boards, and the Children and Social Work Bill.
Yesterday, Wednesday 6 July, the Guardian published a letter written by representatives of a number of social work bodies. Edward Timpson responds.
Today we published local authority data on penalty notices, parenting orders and parenting contracts for unauthorised absence in schools for 2013/14 and 2014/15.