Ruairí Quinn: “The charter will underpin a right to know how a child is doing compared to other children of their age, what are their strengths and weaknesses, and how can children learn better.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Parents and students will have a right to be consulted on codes of behaviour, bullying policies and even the weight of school bags under planned new (...)

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