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One hundred and twenty-three councils in England have signed the ‘Care leavers’ charter’.
Article on GOV.UK07 March 2014
The government launches measures to help schools deliver free school lunches to all infant children.
Article on GOV.UK06 March 2014
Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education, speaks at McLaren about the future of vocational education.
Article on GOV.UK03 March 2014
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