The government is “misleading” the public with its claim of giving schools record levels of money, the former head of school standards has said. Sir Michael Wilshaw, the former chief inspector at Ofsted, also said proportionately fewer children from the north make it to university than from the south, adding that regional and ethnic differences were affecting educational success. Wilshaw, who stood down in 2016, waded into the row over government funding of education, warning that “huge progress” made in…