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Ofqual warns on essay cheating
Students who submit essays bought online are not only cheating but may also be paying for a poor product, says England's exams regulator.
University faces immediate £3m cut
The University of Ulster tells its staff it will have to make an immediate budget cut of £3.15m as a result of financial pressures at Stormont.
Shake-up could see 11 schools close
Three secondary and eight primary schools could close to make way for three "superschools" as part of a £75m shake-up in Rhondda Cynon Taf.
Memorial for stab death teacher
Tributes are paid to a teacher who was stabbed to death in her classroom, at a memorial service attended by about 1,200 people.
Abuse at home 'as bad as Kincora'
Child sexual abuse at a Catholic-run children's home in County Down was equal to, if not worse, than the abuse at Kincora, an inquiry is told.
Police CS spray 'armed' pupils
Police called to a disturbance at a school in Greenock use CS spray on two boys after they confronted officers with weapons.
More children pass phonics check
The controversial phonics check for six year olds is paying off, says the government, with more children meeting the expected standard.
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