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Sex education to be compulsory in England's schools
Children in England will learn about safe and healthy relationships from the age of four.
Top state schools 'dominated by richest families'
As children find out which school they will attend, research reveals who goes to the best schools.
Families 'struggle to get first-place secondary school'
Parents in parts of England are finding it harder to get their child into the secondary of their choice, data suggests.
Young people 'fear stigma' if they ask for mental-health help
Fear of stigma is major obstacle to seeking help for mental health issues, research finds.
Let councils run academy chains, say MPs
Councils with "strong educational performance" could help struggling academies, a committee says.
Sugary drinks levy will earn schools ??415m
Every school in England will get cash to invest in mental health facilities and physical exercise.
OECD report backs radical reform of Welsh curriculum
The organisation behind the PISA international school rankings says Wales should continue its radical reform of the curriculum.
Poor children 'more likely to be in care'
Huge gap in the likelihood of children from the poorest UK areas being put into care, a study finds.
Children exposed to 'unacceptably high levels' of alcohol marketing
Children are exposed to "unacceptably high levels" of alcohol marketing through sports sponsorship and public adverts, according to a report.
Older teenagers face biggest funding cuts, says think tank
Sixth forms and further education colleges have been "continually squeezed" for 25 years.
Northern Ireland 'single transfer test'
Two organisations that run separate school transfer tests say they want to produce a common exam.
Bollin Primary School shuts with immediate effect in teaching row
The closure follows a staff strike over an "oppressive" system of measuring teachers and pupils.
Plan to tackle sexting and online bullies
Ministers will meet with large technology companies, young people and mental health experts.
Social mobility: Poorer children 'making less progress'
The gap between them and their better-off peers has widened every year since 2012, a report says.
Mindfulness to help children's mental well-being in schools
Over 5,000 teachers in the UK are trained to teach mindfulness, says the Mindfulness Initiative.