Schools funding crisis as roll dips

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Schools in Shropshire could close because of falling pupil numbers and the prospect of losing millions of pounds in funding, it was warned today.

Star comment: Minister has a touch of class

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan

When the widow of a Shropshire teacher wrote a letter to the then Education Secretary, Michael Gove, she cannot realistically have expected him to agree with all she said about unreasonable stresses being put on teachers and her plea for him to rethink his policies.

Shropshire university is among the elite

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Shropshire's Harper Adams is in the running to be crowned the UK's university of the year but will have to beat some of the country's top educational institutions.

New Telford principal says job is a "privilege"

Chris Scott Principal at TCAT

The new boss of Telford College of Arts and Technology has described his appointment to the top job as a "privilege", and vowed to continue to build links with the local business community.