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Degree apprenticeships launched
Young people will be able to gain a full honours degree while earning a wage and paying no fees, under a scheme backed by government and industry.
Wilshaw says schools not 'too white'
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw has said it is "nonsense" to claim that schools would be criticised by inspectors for being "too white".
Tax relief threat to private schools
A future Labour government would require private schools to "earn" business rate relief by helping out state schools - or lose it, the party will warn.
Older children turn to online viewing
Older children watch half the amount of live television per day than adults, preferring to watch content online, new research suggests.
Drop in teens smoking and drinking
The number of young Scots smoking, drinking and using drugs is at its lowest level ever recorded, according to new figures.
Review into school sex ed rape case
A council review is launched after a 13-year-old boy raped a classmate following a sex education lesson at school in Gwynedd.
Teacher 'taped pupil to chair'
A teacher and a classroom assistant taped a seven-year-old pupil to a chair during a five-month campaign of bullying, a court hears.
Divorce 'damages children's GCSEs'
A survey from family lawyers says family break-up can damage GCSE and A-level results and children's health.
Call to sanction failing universities
It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.
Embrace the arts, engineers told
Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession.
Grammars' 'leaky pipe' to university
Grammar school pupils in the 1980s were no more likely to gain degrees from "elite" universities than comprehensive pupils, research suggests.
'Extremist risk' at Muslim schools
Pupils at six east London schools are "vulnerable to extremist influences and radicalisation", Ofsted's Sir Michael Wilshaw says after snap inspections.
English school system 'unforgiving'
A top girls' schools leader says England's children are being taught in an "unforgiving system" with "no real second chances".
Church school fails on Islamic group
A Church of England school in east London is expected to be put into special measures, following concerns about a sixth-form Islamic Society.
School textbooks renaissance urged
Textbooks should be upgraded and returned to their rightful place in the English classroom, says education minister Nick Gibb.