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Children in the UK have suffered sexual abuse on an "industrial scale" with authorities failing to tackle the problem, David Cameron has said.
More than 40 schools across counties Londonderry and Tyrone are closed as snow and ice made travel treacherous.
Almost a third of families in London did not get their first choice of secondary school as the population surge reaches secondary level.
Local authorities are struggling to house some of the most disturbed children because of a shortage of places in secure children's homes.
All schools in England should have a teacher trained to give high-quality careers advice, particularly to poorer pupils, says a charity.
Measures to protect children's health should be put at the forefront of the general election, say doctors.
The Conservatives accuse Vince Cable of trying to water down a ban on "hate preachers" in English universities to protect free speech.
Ed Miliband says £9,000 tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.
A numeracy charity's challenge prompts beauty giant L'Oreal to change an advert boasting about not being good at maths.
About three quarters of children in the early years of primary school are now taking school dinners, according to figures seen by BBC Scotland.
A lack of evidence means there are no conclusions from investigations into possible abuse during school visits by Jimmy Savile.
Durham Free School is to close at the end of this term after its action plan was judged insufficient to turn it around.
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Universities examine whether time travel is really possible
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A new university in Paris wants to create a "knowledge hub" competing with Silicon Valley.
The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education
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An activist group in the US is buying and then cancelling student debt
The first six printed editions of the Bible and four Shakespeare folios are among the trove of rare books given to Princeton University.
MPs accuse the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills of ignoring "repeated warnings about the abuse of public money" over alternative higher education providers.
A primary school in County Antrim has made a social media video to highlight their acute lack of classroom space for the growing number of pupils.
Ed Miliband says he would use Ofsted inspections to make schools put a greater emphasis on arts subjects.
There is no evidence that three girls thought to be going to Syria to join Islamic State were radicalised at Bethnal Green Academy, its principal says.
Courts which help parents deal with drug or alcohol addiction so they can keep their children are to be extended to new areas of England.
DNA tests to determine parentage could end "acrimonious" family court disputes, Justice Minister Simon Hughes says after funding was announced for the checks.
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a high school in Mariupol where students are taking lessons in Ukrainian patriotism.
The BBC asks students at Leeds University for their reactions to a Labour pledge to reduce tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.
Schoolchildren across the UK are getting an opportunity to make their own documentary films about World War Two to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.
A school in Cornwall is doing such a good job at teaching its children how to behave that it is attracting national interest.
How Kent 's grammar school debate may reflect a wider picture
Clare Balding says more girls should work in sport
Pupils in South Sudan abducted as they prepare for exams