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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.
'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.
Class design 'boosts pupil success'
The design of primary school classrooms has a significant impact on the academic success of pupils, according to a study by Salford University.
Invest in first 1,001 days, say MPs
The 1,001-day period from conception to the age of two should be regarded as just as important as national defence, a cross-party parliamentary group says.
Tasers drawn on '400 children in 2013'
More than 400 children have had tasers drawn on them by police in England and Wales in 2013, a 38% rise on the previous year, figures obtained by the BBC show.
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.
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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