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How to make parenting classes the norm? Ask a parent.

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Wednesday 13 April 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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There is no shortage of books about parenting full of tips, tricks, dos and don’ts. But what do parenting classes offer?

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Budget 2016 is a chance to set the tone for the years to come

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Tuesday 15 March 2016 / Government spending, Early intervention
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Budget 2016 is a chance to set the tone for the years to come

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Children will be losing in the long run

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Early intervention saves in the long-term. Time to give local authorities the resources they need to make it the default

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What difference do they make? A big one.

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Tuesday 16 February 2016 / Children's centres
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The question has been asked many times before. What difference do children's centres make?

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The chilling chasm in social mobility across England

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Monday 01 February 2016 / Inequality
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Should where you are born get to define what you can achieve in life? Most would agree not.

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