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Almost 30,000 lone parent families made homeless in England in 2017
Charity Shelter said single parents were bearing the brunt of the housing crisis.

Calculators 'a plus' for young mathematicians after all
Academics found calculators can also help students become better at problem solving.

More pupils take term-time holidays, data shows
But the proportion of parents being fined for taking children out of lessons without permission falls.

'Sexually motivated' former Bury St Edmunds teacher struck off
A panel hears a teacher sent inappropriate messages to a pupil at a school where he previously worked.

Exeter university students suspended over racism and rape claims
The University of Exeter investigate allegations of "vile" comments made by law society members.

Essay-writing company's adverts banned
UK Essays did not make it clear that work should not be submitted as students' own work - ASA.

Working dads lose out in workplace, say MPs
Many fathers want to share childcare but fear asking for flexible work, says report.

Teenager arrested over schools bomb hoax
A 19-year-old has been arrested after the hoax closed hundreds of schools across England on Monday.

University tuition fees: Why I crowdfunded my degree
Jo Garner was determined to go to university but she couldn't afford the fees.

The scourge of child poverty in the UK
The parents in Oldham who struggle to buy food and basic necessities for their children

How science GCSEs in England are changing
Students will be graded numerically on a scale from 9 to 1.

Few dads take time off work to look after children
An Equalities Select Committee report finds only 2% to 8% of fathers take up parental leave rights.

Teaching boys that 'real men' would stop rape
A project in Kenya is teaching boys how to intervene to stop sexual violence

Florida survivors: Don't arm our teachers
Students from the school where 17 died in a gun attack say arming teachers would add to the danger.

Billions sent back home by migrant workers
The money sent home by migrant workers is relied up on by schools in El Salvador

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