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Children 'failed in early years'
The future prospects of children in England are being hampered because society fails them in the early years, a leading health academic says.
Heads reject bad behaviour claims
Head teachers say claims about poor behaviour in the classroom are contradicted by the inspection evidence and threaten to undermine recruitment.
Minecraft role for British Museum
The building and contents of the British Museum in London are to be digitally recreated in the video game Minecraft, with volunteers sought to help.
Academy regulation 'too weak'
Checks and balances on how academy chains in England spend large amounts of public money are "too weak", according to research.
Nigeria college attacked by gunmen
Gunmen attack a teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, with officials saying at least 15 people have been killed.
Music lesson boom sees guitar soar
The electric guitar has overtaken the violin in the list of most popular musical instruments for children to play, says a music exam board.
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