Research on parents prosecuted for truancy

Children and families are being damaged by a rush to punish the parents, hitting parents who have children with special educational needs, disability and medical conditions. Guest post by Rona Epstein, Coventry University – take part in her survey.

Conference diary

Debt, employment and family problems aren’t just legal problems for the people who suffer them, they’re also stress & health problems

It’s the conference season again

While the media will concentrate on how the big speeches go, for campaign groups like ours the useful bits are the exhibition stands, the fringe meetings and networking

The Parents Union is on the move…

Parents are coming together to fund the battle against the unfair, indiscriminate and damaging impact of the 2013 term time attendance regulations and the increasingly draconian manner in which they are being applied.