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Sex abuse on industrial scale - PM

Children in the UK have suffered sexual abuse on an "industrial scale" with authorities failing to tackle the problem, David Cameron has said.

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Snow and ice hits roads and schools

More than 40 schools across counties Londonderry and Tyrone are closed as snow and ice made travel treacherous.

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One-third miss school choice in London

Almost a third of families in London did not get their first choice of secondary school as the population surge reaches secondary level.

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Children's homes 'lack secure places'

Local authorities are struggling to house some of the most disturbed children because of a shortage of places in secure children's homes.

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'All schools need careers teachers'

All schools in England should have a teacher trained to give high-quality careers advice, particularly to poorer pupils, says a charity.

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Child health 'an election issue'

Measures to protect children's health should be put at the forefront of the general election, say doctors.

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Coalition row over 'hate preachers'

The Conservatives accuse Vince Cable of trying to water down a ban on "hate preachers" in English universities to protect free speech.

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Labour pledges £6,000 tuition fees

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.

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L'Oreal to change 'bad at maths' ad

A numeracy charity's challenge prompts beauty giant L'Oreal to change an advert boasting about not being good at maths.

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'Significant' rise in school meals

About three quarters of children in the early years of primary school are now taking school dinners, according to figures seen by BBC Scotland.

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'No conclusions' on Savile in schools

A lack of evidence means there are no conclusions from investigations into possible abuse during school visits by Jimmy Savile.

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'Inadequate' free school to close

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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Can Lithuania turn brain drain into brain gain?

Can Lithuania reverse loss of young and talented?

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Could time travel really take place?

Universities examine whether time travel is really possible

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Seven big myths about improving schools

Seven big myths about why some countries are good at education

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France plans elite mega-university

A new university in Paris wants to create a "knowledge hub" competing with Silicon Valley.

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The university built to defend democracy

The university built to fight for democracy

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Power behind Qatar's global lessons

The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education

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US targets debts for dead-end degrees

Can US colleges show their courses are value for money?

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Debt campaigners tear up student loans

An activist group in the US is buying and then cancelling student debt

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Shakespeare folios part of huge gift

The first six printed editions of the Bible and four Shakespeare folios are among the trove of rare books given to Princeton University.

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Higher education warnings 'ignored'

MPs accuse the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills of ignoring "repeated warnings about the abuse of public money" over alternative higher education providers.

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School in video overcrowding appeal

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.

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Labour arts promise for schools

Ed Miliband says he would use Ofsted inspections to make schools put a greater emphasis on arts subjects.

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Syria trio 'not radicalised' at school

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.

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More Family Drug and Alcohol Courts

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.

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DNA test funding 'to end disputes'

DNA tests to determine parentage could end "acrimonious" family court disputes, Justice Minister Simon Hughes says after funding was announced for the checks.

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VIDEO: National pride in Ukraine school

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a high school in Mariupol where students are taking lessons in Ukrainian patriotism.

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VIDEO: Fees pledge: What do students think?

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.

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VIDEO: Children make WW2 documentary

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.

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VIDEO: Praise for school teaching 'virtues'

A school in Cornwall is doing such a good job at teaching its children how to behave that it is attracting national interest.

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Swings and roundabouts for FE funding

How should FE students be funded?

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What next for the grammar school?

How Kent 's grammar school debate may reflect a wider picture

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Are humans getting cleverer?

Why are people getting better at intelligence tests?

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Tuition fees: To cut or not to cut?

Views on Labour's £6,000 pledge from the frontline

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Clare Balding backs sports careers for women

Clare Balding says more girls should work in sport

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South Sudan's struggle for schools hit by abductions

Pupils in South Sudan abducted as they prepare for exams

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