The general secretaries of six unions have written a joint letter to Gillian Keegan demanding answers around the extent of research into RAAC-affected schools.
"Leaving the announcement until the end of the summer holidays, has left schools and councils with very little time to make urgent rearrangements and minimise the chaos."
The failed free-market experiment in higher education needs to be ended and tuition fees abolished. Education should be a right not a privilege, writes Apsana Begum MP.
Members of teachers union NASUWT have voted for industrial action over pay, workload and working time in schools across England.
With the Education Secretary failing to get round the negotiating table, the NEU has announced a further two days of strike action in the fight for teachers to receive a fully-funded pay rise.
"In higher education as with energy and water, we will not tackle the Tories' failed economy by tweaking around the edges... what is needed is wholesale replacement of the failed market model in higher education."
The creeping authoritarianism of the British ruling class goes beyond public protests. UK universities are increasingly attacking protest rights and political activism, writes Fraser McGuire and Alec Severs.
This week, the Socialist Campaign Group of MPs hosted a seminar on "Reclaiming Our Education System" with Daniel Kebede, NEU; Janet Farrar, UCU; the SEA and more.
"If free school meals are being introduced in Scotland and Wales, why is it not possible for England too? Labour has a big opportunity to step in and fill this gap" - Louise Atkinson, NEU President
"University staff deserve fair pay and fair terms. That is all they're asking for... but universities are now deepening a dispute when they should be working to resolve it." - Beth Winter MP