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Students fined over sexist chants
A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.
Employers condemn student visa rules
Universities and business leaders call for changes in student visa rules, but the immigration minister says their criticisms are based on "myths".
'Anti-extremism' school code shelved
The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.
Graduates 'pay fees to universities'
Graduates should pay their university a proportion of their future earnings rather than taking out loans, a report by a free-market think tank suggests.
Ofsted 'can inspect academy chains'
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has publicly contradicted the head of Ofsted over whether the watchdog has the right to inspect academy chains.
Virtual lessons help fire-hit school
Pupils at a secondary school closed by a fire, are using online lessons in what is being claimed as the UK's biggest virtual school experiment.
Clegg targets teachers' workload
Teachers in England are being asked to examine how they spend their working day, as Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg vows to cut down on "pointless paperwork".
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