From the BBC News website:
Nurseries in England are struggling to recruit qualified staff putting them at risk of closure, campaigners have said.
Since 2014, the government has said key nursery workers must have at least a grade C in GCSE English and maths.
But campaign group Save our Early Years said there was now evidence that this requirement was blocking staff career paths and deterring new starters.
The Department for Education said it was working with the profession on a future staffing strategy...