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Councils bar campaigns from schools
The official referendum campaigns are being barred from the majority of schools in Scotland ahead of polling day, BBC research finds.

GCSE grades rise, but fall in English
Hundreds of thousands of pupils are receiving their GCSE grades, with an overall rise in results despite changes to the exam system

Ofsted to probe tip-off claims
Ofsted is to investigate claims that schools in Norfolk were given advance notice of inspections.

Neglect 'left girl unable to walk'
A three-year old could not walk because agencies underestimated the impact of neglect by her parents who were later jailed, a report says.

Sexual harassment case uni boss goes
Plymouth University's chairman of governors will "stand aside" while he is investigated about claims of sexual harassment.

Uni boss faces sex harassment probe
Plymouth University's chairman of governors is to be investigated about claims of sexual harassment of female staff.

Calls to reinstate Trojan heads
Three head teachers who left schools in Birmingham involved in the alleged Trojan Horse plot should be reinstated or given compensation, a union says.

Student in lifesaving heart finding
An 18-year-old student has made a scientific breakthrough that could help save the lives of black athletes with undiagnosed heart problems.

Child's drawing 'predicts intellect'
A study suggests the way children draw at the age of four can be a predictor of intelligence 10 years later.

Cancer girl mum in school absence row
The mother of a seven-year-old child who battled cancer is facing prosecution for not sending her to school.

Labour: Oversized classes up 200%
The number of infant pupils taught in oversized classes has "spiralled by 200%" since 2010, says Labour.

Clearing places 20,000 students
More than 20,000 students found degree places through the clearing system over the weekend, according to Ucas, the university admissions body.

Woman held in police nursery inquiry
A 37-year-old woman is arrested and bailed by police in Wiltshire investigating a children's nursery which has been shut down by Ofsted.

From death row to graduation ceremony
A maximum security prison in Kenya has been the unusual setting for a ceremony awarding a diploma from the University of London.

Record high for university places
A record number of students have had their university places confirmed, figures from admissions body Ucas show.


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