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JOE CALUORI

A shake-up of Islington’s executive triggered by the education chief standing down will see two new faces leading key portfolios as of March 1.

Islington’s education chief has announced he’s stepping down after nearly six years in the job.

Arts & Media School Islington students are “ready to make their mark on the world”, according to Islington Council’s education chief.

A young Islington male has been in and out of custody for a series of violent offences. He’s been indentified by Islington’s Integrated Gangs Team as someone entrenched in a criminal lifestyle. But the team also believes he would turn his back on it all, given the chance.

Vulnerable Islington youngsters caught up in gang activity elsewhere in the country are being treated as “slaves”.

Islington Council will target young people on the fringes of gangs to stop them being sucked into the borough’s moped crime epidemic.

A reality TV star is calling on young people to help him in his quest to make Islington the best place to grow up in the world.

Magpies are great, but won’t make you richer, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Parents have joined Highbury Grove teachers to rally against the school being turned into an academy.

Islington’s education leader has promised that the council is ready to take action against government cuts to schools.

Plans to turn a Highbury office block into a secondary free school on the doorstep of two comprehensives were this week greeted with scorn by the community.

Glenn Tilbrook is right to be annoyed about the run down of council housing and unaffordable prices of houses in London (Gazette, November 10), writes Chris Hignett, Mayton Street, Islington

Unions say government plans could leave schools in Islington with a funding crisis.

Existing tension between gangs on the border of Hackney and Islington has erupted in a fortnight of worrying attacks. We found out what has caused it, and what is being done to stop it.

Islington Council’s education boss says Whitehall plans to bring back grammar schools “would be a disaster” for the borough.

Islington Council has commissioned two specialist charities to tackle youth violence.

More Islington children were kicked out of school for racist abuse than anywhere else in inner London last year, a new league table of shame reveals.

A Holloway special school will become an academy despite opposition from teachers and staff.

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