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New student loan model discussed
Ministers and officials have been researching an idea that could bring major changes to England's student loan system, BBC Newsnight learns.
Exam reform delayed by schools
Dozens of schools across Scotland are delaying the introduction of new Highers in popular school subjects, according to BBC Scotland research.
Plagiarism charge rocks US Senate race
The New York Times reports that US Senator John Walsh duplicated numerous passages in his 2007 Army War College master's thesis. The news could hamper Democratic hopes of keeping control of the Senate.
Priority school places plan for poor
Schools in England could be allowed to offer priority places to the poorest children in their area under proposals put forward by the government.
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