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Bullied children still suffer at 50
Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.
Nigeria schoolgirls 'still missing'
Nigeria's military rows back on an earlier statement that most of the teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants had been freed.
Ex-Met boss heads 'Islam plot' probe
An ex-counter-terrorism chief will lead an inquiry into an alleged Islamist takeover plot of schools - an appointment deemed "desperately unfortunate".
Parents 'baffled by Inset days'
Parents are often baffled as to why schools in England close for in-service training days , or 'Inset' days, Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt says.
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