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The number of state secondary schools in England considered to be underperforming more than doubles in a year.
Tackling the threat of extremism in England's schools is to be made a higher priority, says Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.
Parents can find out how their children's schools are performing with results of a new colour-coded ratings system being revealed.
Scores of England's top private schools are expecting to be at the bottom of the secondary school league tables, following confusion over International GCSEs.
Schools at the centre of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham are struggling to recruit staff, the Chief Inspector of Schools has told MPs.
Hundreds of schools and colleges in England do not send any students on to the UK's top universities, data shows.
There is no evidence that three Norfolk academies had unfair advance notice of Ofsted inspections, an independent review has concluded.
There is no clear evidence to show that "academies raise standards overall", says a report from the Education Select Committee into England's school system.
Leading firms will offer school-leavers more opportunities as the graduate jobs market picks up, a survey suggests.
The University of Bristol is inviting applicants for the brand new post of 'associate dean of eureka moments'.
Taxpayers financing £675m in loans to students at private colleges, new figures reveal
The standards of primary schools inspected in Wales declined in 2014 compared to previous years, according to education watchdog Estyn.
Families with young children and poorer households have been worst affected by government changes to tax and benefits, according to a new report.
Over a third of children in care who have siblings are having to live apart from any of them, suggests research by a children's charity.
Billions of pounds owed in child maintenance may never be recovered, government accounts show - though ministers say the debts are not "forgotten".
Ofsted is to be allowed to inspect but not judge academy chains, Education Nicky Morgan has said.
Schools in England are being asked to put pupils through extra mock maths exams after concerns were raised over the new maths GCSE.
A new university in Paris wants to create a "knowledge hub" competing with Silicon Valley.
The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education
Can US colleges show their courses are value for money?
An activist group in the US is buying and then cancelling student debt
Every school system should be required to teach respect for other religions, says Tony Blair
Google has revealed the most popular searches when people around the world are looking for university information.
Nursing tutors at the University of Surrey are planning to make themselves unrecognisable in a bid to boost students' bedside skills.
Parents are using access to computers as a way of controlling their children's behaviour, according to a study of modern childhood.
Labour leader Ed Miliband favours cutting the maximum university fees for students from £9,000 to £6,000, the BBC understands.
Ofsted says it has found no evidence its inspectors acted inappropriately during visits to two free schools which were subsequently placed in special measures.
A new "cutting-edge" £8m microscopic imaging facility is opened at Dundee University with the goal of advancing research.
The behaviour of boys from poor families is worse when they grow up alongside wealthier neighbours, suggests research.
France has tolerated "ghettoisation" in its deprived suburban schools for too long, Prime Minister Manuel Valls says.
Ofsted needs a broader approach to inspecting child protection services, say council leaders.
Petchey Academy pupils and the school's principal explain how they think the school has changed since becoming an academy.
The English Spelling Society is drawing up a list of proposals to make it easier for children to learn to spell, including removing silent letters.
Ninety-year-old Kenyan student Priscilla Sitienei says she wants to inspire children, especially girls, to get an education.
There is no evidence to prove the government's flagship academies programme has raised standards for all schoolchildren, according to a cross-party group of MPs.
Holocaust survivors hand on their stories to school pupils
Can this man stop young people becoming radicals?