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I woke in a stranger's bed, says university rape victim
Newly published guidelines urge universities to support and assist victims of sexual violence on campus.

Foreign students 'not exempted from migration figures'
Downing Street says it is "categorically not reviewing" whether foreign students should be excluded from net migration figures.

Charities warn of child migrant 'chaos'
Campaigners say officials have no coherent strategy for migrant children arriving in the UK

Derby City Council's police threat over union school strike balloons
A city council threatens to call the police if balloons and stickers, bearing a union's name, are handed out to school children during a pay strike.

Plans to make pupils resit Sats axed
Plans to make all children who fail tests at the end of primary school sit them again in secondary have been scrapped in a government U-turn.

PE 'Cinderella subject' for too long, says report
The status of physical education in schools needs a "radical shake-up" and it should be valued in the same way as core academics subjects, a report says.

Charity launches gaming app to boost maths skills
School maths leaves too many young people unprepared for the work and for running their lives, the charity National Numeracy says.

Durham teaching assistants vote to strike over pay deal
Teaching assistants in County Durham vote to strike after rejecting a pay deal some claim would see them lose up to 20% of their salary.

Ofsted warning over police weaknesses in child protection
The head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, criticises police forces in England for failing to take their child protection responsibilities seriously.

Heads go to Downing Street with 'dire' funding warning
Head teachers write to Theresa May to warn that a funding crisis could make schools reduce school hours, lay off staff or stop teaching some subjects.

Most grammar schools 'not prioritising poor pupils'
Fewer than half of England's 163 grammar schools give poor pupils priority in allocating places, BBC research shows.

Councils slam school standards plan
Councils hit out at government plans to remove their role in boosting school standards in England.

Troubled families scheme has made 'no significant impact'
A government initiative to help the most disadvantaged families in England has had no significant impact, a report suggests.

Protest at axing of archaeology A-level
A campaign group is calling for the reversal of a decision to scrap A-level archaeology, saying it would cause "irrevocable harm".

Shelter: More than four in 10 people face homes which fail acceptable standards
More than four in 10 people in Britain live in homes that do not reach acceptable standards, a study for housing charity Shelter says.

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