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2019-11-20

Oxford Union debate: President resigns over blind student row Brendan McGrath apologises for his "mistakes" after Ebenezer Azamati was "accosted" during a debate....
00:08, 2019-11-20

Oxford Union debate: Blind student 'violently' pulled from seat Ebenezer Azamati says he felt "unwelcome" in Britain after being "violently removed" from the Oxford Union....
13:44, 2019-11-18

General election 2019: What questions do you have? What do you want to know about polling, policies (or anything else) ahead of the 2019 general election?...
12:08, 2019-11-18

Good grades and a desk 'key for university hopes' High parental expectations and being happy at school are also important factors, a study suggests....
03:20, 2019-11-18

South Korean grannies keeping a school alive Facing a year without any first graders, a school in South Korea opened its doors to grandmothers....
16:44, 2019-11-15

Behind Closed Doors in Washington, Here’s What Colleges Fight For Think of them as College, Inc. Like most industries, higher education prefers less regulation (and accountability)....
12:36, 2019-11-15

Pointless work meetings 'really a form of therapy' More managerial jobs generate more meetings, but they are not about making decisions, says a study....
10:16, 2019-11-15

Meetings at work 'about therapy rather than solutions' More managerial jobs generate more meetings, but they are not about making decisions, says a study....
02:04, 2019-11-15

Flint’s Children Suffer in Class After Years of Drinking the Lead-Poisoned Water The city’s schools, stretched even before the lead crisis, are struggling with demands for individualized education programs and behavioral intervent...
01:56, 2019-11-15

News or ‘Trauma Porn’? Student Journalists Face Blowback on Campus Incidents at Northwestern and Harvard reveal a growing tension between traditional journalistic practices and the demands of student activists....
01:56, 2019-11-15

Warwick University Hong Kong exchange students called back to UK The University of Warwick said it is "no longer appropriate" for its students to remain in Hong Kong....
19:00, 2019-11-14

One in 50 'children in need' are not yet born Rising numbers of children are being officially labelled as vulnerable before they are even born....
02:40, 2019-11-14

Student poverty: French march in protest after suicide bid A student who set himself on fire on Friday blamed his severe financial difficulties on government....
00:48, 2019-11-13

University of Illinois Is Stifling NPR Reporting on Sexual Misconduct, Critics Say The university, which owns the license for NPR Illinois, says the station’s journalists are bound by Title IX rules and can’t promise confidentiality...
21:28, 2019-11-12

Teens in care in Birmingham 'without food or bedding' Two teenagers tell BBC Newsnight about their experiences of living in semi-supported accommodation....
20:32, 2019-11-12

Student forced to turn to food bank by loan delay A second year Bristol undergraduate says a student loan administration error left him penniless....
18:56, 2019-11-12

NASA, University of Alabama to Collaborate on Advanced, In-space Manufacturing NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, is expanding its partnership with the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, to collaborate...
16:40, 2019-11-12

Where Civility Is a Motto, a School Integration Fight Turns Bitter A plan to desegregate schools in a liberal Maryland suburb founded on values of tolerance has met with stiff resistance....
12:28, 2019-11-12

U.K. Scholars Back Cambridge Researcher’s Efforts to Avoid Deportation More than 1,000 academics have signed an open letter in support of Asiya Islam, a research fellow who has lived legally in Britain for a decade....
19:00, 2019-11-11

Election 2019: Labour pledges counsellors in every secondary Labour says its Healthy Young Minds plan will ensure early prevention and identification of psychological issues....
17:40, 2019-11-11

General election 2019: Lib Dems propose £10k 'skills wallet' for all adults Money for training courses will be made available to adults of all ages, under the Lib Dem plan....
15:52, 2019-11-11

Bullying: Fifth of young people in UK have been victims in past year - report The children's commissioner for England labels the report "worrying" and calls for action....
08:00, 2019-11-11

General election 2019: Labour and Lib Dems pledge extra childcare support Jeremy Corbyn pledges £1bn to open new Sure Starts, while Lib Dems offer childcare from nine months....
12:12, 2019-11-09

Election 2019: Labour and Lib Dems pledge extra childcare support Jeremy Corbyn pledges £1bn to open new Sure Starts, while Lib Dems offer childcare from nine months....
09:36, 2019-11-09

Ending the taboo of soldiers with 'broken faces' A new memorial will honour the soldiers who suffered terrible facial injuries during World War One....
02:20, 2019-11-09

Election 2019: Labour promising 1,000 new children's centres Jeremy Corbyn pledges £1bn to open new Sure Starts - and LibDems offer childcare from nine months....
00:24, 2019-11-09

U.S. Education Dept. Cancels Loans for 1,500 Defrauded Students The department sent millions of dollars to two schools that had lost their accreditation and were no longer eligible for the federal loans....
22:28, 2019-11-08

Fake rhino horn invented to ruin poachers' market Oxford scientists have developed a cheap technique for fake rhino horn to "flood the market"....
14:08, 2019-11-08

The Real Cost of Diversifying College Rosters College coaches struggle to find athletes who can’t pay to play elite youth sports. So Amherst College administrators have reconsidered what it takes...
18:32, 2019-11-07

Thousands of College Kids Paid to Work for a Viral Party Kingpin. What Could Go Wrong? The chief executive of I’m Shmacked promises students Instagram fame, then silences them with threats....
18:16, 2019-11-06

More students apply to study medicine A record number of 23,710 students have applied to study medicine at UK universities, Ucas figures show....
18:00, 2019-11-06

Nativity play warning over school polling stations Schools should not be used as places to vote in case it disrupts Christmas plays, says minister....
14:08, 2019-11-06

Jack and Jill Torquay: Nursery children 'possible sex assault victims' More than 100 families are contacted by police investigating claims of assault at a nursery in Torquay....
19:36, 2019-11-05

NASA Deputy Administrator, Astronaut Candidate to Visit University of North Carolina NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard and astronaut candidate Zena Cardman will visit the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hil...
17:52, 2019-11-05

University workers vote for eight-day strike Workers are to strike from 25 November in disputes over pay and pensions, the University and College Union says....
16:44, 2019-11-05

Domestic abuse 'biggest threat to child protection' Councils largely blame a 53% rise in cases in 10 years on domestic violence and substance abuse....
03:00, 2019-11-05

Losing sight not enough for special needs funding A young woman who lost her sight cannot get funding for a specialist college for the blind....
03:56, 2019-11-02

'End human rights abuse' in mental-health hospitals Report reveals "terrible suffering" of people with autism or learning disabilities detained in hospitals....
02:44, 2019-11-01

Dundee University principal suspended over rent row Dundee University's Prof Andrew Atherton is the subject of a probe after alleged non-payment of rent....
17:28, 2019-10-31

What does a dementia-friendly town look like? Aberfeldy is the latest town in Scotland to become dementia-friendly but what does that really mean?...
12:32, 2019-10-31

University of Birmingham apologises to staff not paid on time The University of Birmingham says it is planning to run an additional payroll in the next few days....
12:32, 2019-10-31

Hotline for prisoners' families 'not being answered' - report People worried about family members in jail say an emergency phone line just went to an answering machine....
12:32, 2019-10-31

NASA Selects Minority-Serving Institutions to Advance Aerospace Manufacturing The Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) of NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement is partnering with the agency’s Aeronautics Resear...
21:24, 2019-10-30

Unconditional offer students 'more likely to drop out' The Office for Students says 185 students who were not at risk of dropping out did so over two academic years....
15:24, 2019-10-30

Bristol University appoints History of Slavery professor One of Olivette Otele's first tasks is to look at Bristol's role in the transatlantic slave trade....
11:20, 2019-10-30

60 Years of Higher Ed — Really? The idea that college education is over after four years, or even eight or 12 is so — yesterday....
10:32, 2019-10-30

Reading Scores on National Exam Decline in Half the States The results of the test, which assesses a sample of fourth- and eighth-grade students, will inevitably prompt demands for policy change....
06:16, 2019-10-30

Technical schools 'half full and perform less well' These schools have received £792m but are less likely to be rated as good or outstanding by Ofsted, a watchdog warns....
03:16, 2019-10-30

NASA Administrator, Astronaut Candidate to Visit University of North Carolina NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and astronaut candidate Zena Cardman will visit the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) ...
22:44, 2019-10-29

'Take in your grandchildren or you won't see them again' A grandmother, 72, says social services gave her no option but to take in a relative's six children....
14:08, 2019-10-29

Narcissists 'horrible people but happy' They might be shameless attention-seekers but narcissists are also likely to be happier people....
01:52, 2019-10-29

Pupil background 'should be part of league tables' Ethnicity, free school meals and special needs should be factored in, Bristol University research says....
01:52, 2019-10-29

Adoption breakdown: 'No support' for violent children Three mothers talk about why they felt they had no choice but to give up their adopted children....
14:00, 2019-10-28

Highbury College '£150k expenses' principal to retire Stella Mbubaegbu, who described the claims as "exaggerated and unsubstantiated", will retire in 2020....
14:00, 2019-10-28

Hong Kong Protests Spread to U.S. Colleges, and a Rift Grows Officials face the challenging task of supporting free expression without alienating the largest demographic of international students on American ca...
02:44, 2019-10-27

As Hong Kong Protests Spread to U.S., Colleges See a Growing Divide Officials face the challenging task of supporting free expression without alienating the largest demographic of international students on American ca...
19:32, 2019-10-26

Maine Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Students from Maine will have an opportunity next week to talk live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station....
19:08, 2019-10-25

Adults 'ignorant' over children's access to drugs Carson Price, 13, is one of at least 12 under-16s who have died since 2017 after taking ecstasy....
18:40, 2019-10-25

JK Rowling calls for end to 'orphanage tourism' The Harry Potter author says volunteering in orphanages can unwittingly support child cruelty....
02:24, 2019-10-25

Nursery funding row: Ministers told to reveal calculations Funding for free places is too low, causes nursery closures and limits availability, groups claim....
02:24, 2019-10-25

Overhaul exclusions to beat knife crime, say MPs Too many excluded school pupils get only a couple of hours teaching each day, says their report....
02:24, 2019-10-25

It’s More Than Pay: Striking Teachers Demand Counselors and Nurses School strikes have put teachers in the spotlight. But demands for more counselors, nurses and psychologists are growing....
18:44, 2019-10-24

Children in care warning from justice commission in Wales The review of justice in Wales also finds "stark inequalities" in the rate across the country....
08:20, 2019-10-24

Give more children free school meals - Welsh AMs The earnings level for families entitled to the benefit should double in 2020, a committee says....
08:20, 2019-10-24

Penn State Fraternity Suspended After Teenager’s Death Members of the Chi Phi fraternity were believed to be present at an off-campus house — not the fraternity’s official house — where a 17-year-old went...
18:08, 2019-10-23

Youth parliament: schools must teach more life skills Schools should teach life skills like managing money and coping with grief, says Youth Parliament....
14:52, 2019-10-23

Penn State Fraternity Suspended After Teen’s Death Members of the Chi Phi fraternity were believed to be present at an off-campus house — not the fraternity’s official house — where a 17-year-old went...
03:04, 2019-10-23

Universities 'oblivious' to campus racial abuse With about a quarter of minority students affected, universities must tackle harassment, a report says....
02:41, 2019-10-23

'Unlawful practices and buck passing' over special needs Families of children with special educational needs face a "treacle of bureaucracy, MPs say....
02:41, 2019-10-23

NASA Administrator Invites Public to Update on Agency’s Return to Moon The public is invited to join NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at 9:40 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 25, for an update on the agency’s Artemis program and ...
20:24, 2019-10-22

Maryland, Washington Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Students from Maryland and Washington, D.C., will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the...
19:00, 2019-10-22

IAC 2019: Where NASA STEM, Young Professionals, Students and YOU Fit In The International Astronautical Congree welcomes students from all over the world, granting them opportunities to present research, gain new insight ...
18:44, 2019-10-22

Woman finds her childhood book in museum Zoe identified her childhood copy of The Secret Garden by the hieroglyphics she wrote on the cover....
18:24, 2019-10-21

NASA to Provide Coverage of Key Events at 70th International Astronautical Congress NASA will provide live coverage on NASA Television of key events at the 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), which takes place Oct. 21-25...
17:00, 2019-10-21

Three generations under one roof to beat the housing crisis Could moving three generations of the same family into a specially-adapted home be a solution to the UK's housing crisis?...
11:36, 2019-10-21

Brexit sparks boom in applications for politics courses Brexit may be driving many to distraction - but it is boom time for university politics departments....
04:28, 2019-10-20

High Schools to TikTok: We’re Catching Feelings Teens love the app, and now it’s getting the stamp of approval with teacher-approved clubs. Did school just get ... fun?...
17:24, 2019-10-19

Cambridge University don readmitted after sexual harassment Ex-students say they are "staggered" the languages professor has been readmitted to Trinity Hall....
07:24, 2019-10-19

Primary schools give free food to hungry families The biggest primary school academy trust is setting up food banks in its schools to feed families....
02:44, 2019-10-19

In-Space News Conference to Review First All-Woman Spacewalk NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will participate in a news conference from orbit at noon EDT, Monday, Oct. 21, following their Friday...
21:56, 2019-10-18

The Fight to Desegregate New York Schools Can the largest public school system in the U.S. educate students fairly if it’s also one of the most segregated?...
11:20, 2019-10-18

NASA to Televise First All-Female Spacewalk, Host Media Teleconference On the first ever all-female spacewalk, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will venture outside the International Space Station about 7:...
23:48, 2019-10-17

IAC Spotlight: Micro-g NExT Paving the Way from the Classroom to the Space Station Micro-g NExT challenges undergraduate students to design, build, and test a tool or device that addresses a space exploration challenge. The overall ...
19:16, 2019-10-17

Chicago Teachers’ Strike: Citywide Scramble as Classes Come to Halt A walkout in the nation’s third-largest school district canceled instruction across Chicago. It was uncertain how long the strike might last....
18:00, 2019-10-17

Defiant head vows to keep unregistered school open Nadia Ali calls the pupils "happy learners" and denies the school, in south London, is breaking the law....
03:44, 2019-10-17

Birmingham LGBT teaching protester criticises 'imam's' claims The "imam from Batley" took part in a Birmingham protest despite not being invited, a court is told....
19:04, 2019-10-16

Mobile phone ban in school relaxed to 'ease friction' A head teacher says the ban detracted from pupils' education - but other schools take a different view....
11:20, 2019-10-16

Do Works by Men Implicated by #MeToo Belong in the Classroom? Two years after the rise of the #MeToo movement, educators continue to grapple with how to deal with writers and artists accused of abuse....
20:40, 2019-10-15

NASA Announces Changes to Spacewalk Schedule, First All-Female Spacewalk NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 4:30 p.m. EDT today to discuss this week’s first all-female spacewalk at the International Space Station. A...
20:00, 2019-10-15

California Tells Schools to Start Later, Giving Teenagers More Sleep A new law pushed back start times at most public middle and high schools, citing research that says attendance and performance will improve if teenag...
16:56, 2019-10-15

California Tells Schools to Start Later, Giving Kids More Sleep A new law pushed back start times at most public middle and high schools, citing research that says attendance and performance will improve if teenag...
03:04, 2019-10-15

Home education a 'huge undertaking for parents' - Ofsted Home educating is often a last resort for parents whose children have had problems at school, Ofsted says....
02:56, 2019-10-15

California Pushes Back School Start Times A new law ordered a later start at most public middle and high schools, citing research that says attendance and performance will improve if teenager...
22:40, 2019-10-14

More families needed for children awaiting adoption More than twice as many children in England are waiting to be adopted as there are families willing to adopt....
15:48, 2019-10-14

Going to College? Take Their Advice We asked readers about their college experience, and what they wish they had known sooner both inside and outside the classroom....
01:32, 2019-10-14

Voters Near Baton Rouge Want Better Schools. First, They Need a New City. A group has tried unsuccessfully for years to create a new school district in East Baton Rouge Parish. This time, they want to establish a city of th...
03:12, 2019-10-12

Royal National College for the Blind threatened by financial crisis The Royal National College for the Blind says special-needs funding cuts are threatening its future....
01:32, 2019-10-12

Cambridge University: 'Stormzy effect' helps rise in black students Grime artist Stormzy is paying for two black students to study at Cambridge University each year....
07:44, 2019-10-11

Student mental health: 'You'd seek help for a broken leg' Lucinda Graham, who experienced various mental health issues, wants others to speak out and seek help....
23:24, 2019-10-10

Prince Harry questions future of exams during school visit The Duke of Sussex said he did not know if exams had a future, during a school visit in Nottingham....
14:52, 2019-10-10

Social media has 'little effect on girls' wellbeing' A new report suggests sleep and friendships are more important to wellbeing than staying off social media....
12:20, 2019-10-10

This Top Gifted and Talented School Is Integrated. Is It the Future? With New York sharply divided over gifted education, some parents point to a school in Harlem as proof that selective schools can be integrated....
11:24, 2019-10-10

Where 4-Year Schools Find a Pool of Applicants: 2-Year Schools Colleges, including elite schools, are making it easier to transfer from community colleges, seeing a valuable source of highly motivated students....
11:24, 2019-10-10

Radical Survival Strategies for Struggling Colleges Mergers, acquisitions, shorter degree programs and major shifts in course offerings are just some of the tactics being employed to lure more students...
11:24, 2019-10-10

NASA Invites Media to Events Highlighting Spacesuits for Moon to Mars Media are invited to NASA Headquarters in Washington Tuesday, Oct. 15 to get an up-close look at the next generation spacesuits the first woman and n...
23:00, 2019-10-09

LGBT teaching row: Government issues advice on handling school protests The leaked document advises councils on handling disruption over the teaching of LGBT relationships....
08:00, 2019-10-09

Universities 'must do more to tackle harassment' While sexual misconduct is being addressed, other forms of harassment are not being tackled, a report finds....
05:20, 2019-10-09

'We live on nothing': Low wages in Cornwall The Coram family live on a deprived estate in Penzance and say low wages make daily life a struggle....
03:20, 2019-10-09

ACT Change Will Allow Students to Retake Individual Sections Starting next September, high schoolers won’t need to repeat the entire ACT exam to improve their score....
20:28, 2019-10-08

Student housing failures 'deeply concerning' The universities minister calls for action as wave of private student housing is still unfinished....
14:08, 2019-10-07

Families lose challenge over special-needs funding The claim of three families there was a crisis in Send funding is dismissed at the High Court....
13:16, 2019-10-07

Do Works by Men Toppled by #MeToo Belong in the Classroom? Two years after the rise of the #MeToo movement, educators continue to grapple with how to deal with writers and artists accused of abuse....
12:00, 2019-10-07

High Court to rule on special-needs funding challenge The legal action has been brought by three children with special educational needs and disabilities....
11:32, 2019-10-07

Kongthong: The Indian village where babies get a song for a name In this Indian village, mothers give their children a unique tune and it becomes their "name" for life....
01:48, 2019-10-07

'Sex for grades': Undercover in West African universities What happens behind closed doors at some of the West Africa’s most prestigious universities....
01:48, 2019-10-07

Stressed students 'seeking help' amid fears for academic record A "growing numbers" of students in Bath seek counselling independent of universities, a charity says....
03:32, 2019-10-06

New York Sues Student Loan Servicer for ‘Abusive’ Acts A company that handles the federal government’s troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program failed in its most basic tasks, the lawsuit said....
16:16, 2019-10-05

Laurene Powell Jobs and Robin Hood Fund Give $16 Million for N.Y. Schools The plan marks the first major expansion of schools since Mayor Bill de Blasio took office nearly six years ago....
16:16, 2019-10-05

She Was Raped by a Classmate. She Still Had to Go to School With Him. The case jolted a working-class town, prompting a walkout by students and a debate over whether school officials are equipped to address sexual assau...
16:16, 2019-10-05

When My Louisiana School and Its Football Team Finally Desegregated In 1969, 15 years after Brown v. Board of Education, a Japanese-American football coach and an African-American player formed a bond that resonates t...
16:16, 2019-10-05

Empty nest syndrome: The unexpected grief Parents whose children have left home question why no-one told them it would hurt so much....
13:04, 2019-10-05

'Unprecedented' level of special needs complaints upheld The local government ombudsman says complaints by parents have spiked - and 90% are successful....
04:16, 2019-10-04

University students 'cheated' by rise in unfinished housing There are 22 uncompleted student housing blocks, prompting complaints of a lack of official scrutiny....
04:16, 2019-10-04

Scotland becomes first UK country to ban smacking The Scottish Parliament votes overwhelmingly to make it a criminal offence for parents to physically punish their children....
20:32, 2019-10-03

We Are Stoke-on-Trent: Helping students who are truanting Merit in Stoke-on-Trent helps children who truant often because of struggles with their mental health....
12:56, 2019-10-03

Sex education classes could be compulsory in Wales The education minister says she is minded to make sex education and religious education compulsory....
12:56, 2019-10-03

Scotland to be first UK country to ban smacking A change in the law will make it a criminal offence for parents to use any physical punishment on their children....
11:20, 2019-10-03

Sex education: Right to remove pupils from class set to end The education minister is "minded" to make "appropriate" sex and relationship classes compulsory....
03:48, 2019-10-03

'Should I dump my girlfriend before uni?' It's your first term at university, but you have a boyfriend or girlfriend from home. Is it the end?...
02:52, 2019-10-03

Harvard Won a Key Affirmative Action Battle. But the War’s Not Over. More than 40 years after the Supreme Court first weighed in on race-conscious admissions, the fight remains as fractious as ever....
02:12, 2019-10-03

Harvard Does Not Discriminate Against Asian-Americans in Admissions, Judge Rules The lawsuit presented one of the biggest challenges to affirmative action in years, and is almost certain to reach the Supreme Court....
02:12, 2019-10-03

Scotland to be first in UK to ban smacking A change in the law will make it a criminal offence for parents to use any physical punishment on their children....
02:00, 2019-10-03

Ofsted: 1,010 'outstanding' schools not inspected for a decade Routine inspections will re-start for top-rated schools amid concerns some no longer meet standards....
09:40, 2019-10-02

Parenting classes 'could help reduce social costs' Parenting classes should be offered on a wider scale to help families develop strong bonds, says study....
03:04, 2019-10-02

School inspections: Over 1,000 not visited for a decade Ofsted will inspect "outstanding" schools again amid concerns some no longer meet standards....
03:04, 2019-10-02

Florida Teachers Can Now Carry Guns at School A hotly debated law passed in May that would allow some teachers to carry firearms in the classroom takes effect Tuesday....
22:48, 2019-10-01

N.C.A.A. Athletes Could Be Paid Under New California Law Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill to allow college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsements. The measure, the first of its kind, threat...
22:48, 2019-10-01

Meghan speaks about tackling gender-based violence in South Africa The Duchess of Sussex says that South Africa is in a "crisis state" when it comes to gender-based violence....
19:12, 2019-10-01

Music school pupil abused by violin teacher at 15 Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse hears evidence from former music school pupils....
13:28, 2019-10-01

'Sadfishing' social media warning from school heads Schools report growing worries about young people being tricked by emotional appeals online....
02:48, 2019-10-01

A Teenager Killed Himself After Being Outed as Bisexual. His Family Wants Justice. The family and classmates of Channing Smith, a high school junior, said his death was a result of “social media bullying” and called for a thorough i...
00:04, 2019-10-01

Make failing to report child abuse illegal, say victims Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse hears "overwhelming" evidence for mandatory reporting....
19:20, 2019-09-30

Wales school sex education classes 'should be compulsory' Parents would not be able to take children out of classes, under proposals being considered....
17:16, 2019-09-30

Adolescent mental health centre for Cardiff University Researchers wants to find out how much social media, genetics and the environment impact on young people's mental health....
07:24, 2019-09-30

The sex education circus Performer and educator Jess Herman has come up with a creative way of teaching teenagers about sex....
02:24, 2019-09-30

World War Two: 'I discovered my eldest sister was my mother' Albert Gilmour learned his father was an American GI based in Northern Ireland during World War Two....
02:24, 2019-09-29

Music funding: 'There will not be another Sheku Kanneh-Mason' The award winning cellist's mother has warned state schools aren't getting enough funding for music....
02:36, 2019-09-28

Two-Thirds of College Students Take On Debt, but Amount Is Rising More Slowly A new report found that borrowers owed close to $30,000. One factor helping the picture: State spending on public colleges is recovering from the rec...
20:40, 2019-09-27

‘Show Us You Are Not Racist’: Students Demand Answers After Dean’s Resignation A black dean at the University of Alabama resigned after old tweets were recirculated, a move that prompted a sit-in at the president’s office, a let...
20:40, 2019-09-27

Berkshire mum's toy library plan for disabled children Pip is fundraising to set up a sensory toy library designed for children with disabilities....
19:28, 2019-09-27

We Are Stoke-on-Trent: The food bank for students Among the student body in Stoke-on-Trent is a former homeless man trying to stay afloat financially....
17:16, 2019-09-27

Mothers with 'controlling voice' fail to persuade teenagers The tone of voice used by mothers to teenage children can be as important as what they say, a study suggests....
02:56, 2019-09-27

Cambridge University library book returned 60 years late Cambridge University waived a fine - which would be almost £4,700 at today's rates - for the ex-student....
18:08, 2019-09-26

The symbolic target of 50% at university reached Tony Blair's ambition for half of young adults to go into higher education is reached, 20 years later....
15:24, 2019-09-26

Take a hard look at 'sexist toys' - Dutch education minister Dutch toymakers are told to think carefully, after France's toy industry agrees to end stereotypes....
14:52, 2019-09-26

Inside one of the world's largest licensed brothels A BBC investigation has found children as young as seven are at risk of being forced into prostitution in Bangladesh....
04:08, 2019-09-26

Quarter of secondary pupils 'get private tuition' Social-mobility campaigners say poorer families need fairer access to extra lessons from tutors....
04:08, 2019-09-26

College Admissions Scandal: Parent Gets 4 Months in Brazen Scheme Devin Sloane, who is accused of paying $250,000 to get his son into college, was the second parent sentenced in the sweeping case, after the actress ...
02:08, 2019-09-25

After Felicity Huffman, More Face Sentences in Admissions Case Devin Sloane, who is accused of paying $250,000 to get his son into college, has pleaded guilty in the nation’s largest admissions prosecution....
22:24, 2019-09-24

A School Put an Autistic Boy’s Desk in a Bathroom, Setting Off a Debate on Stigmas The 11-year-old student was given a desk over a toilet as a quiet place to do schoolwork. The school’s superintendent said the “idea was well-intenti...
22:24, 2019-09-24

After Felicity Huffman, More Parents Face Sentencing in College Admissions Case Devin Sloane, who is accused of having his son pose in water polo gear as part of an elaborate ruse, has pleaded guilty in the nation’s largest colle...
21:36, 2019-09-24

Prince Andrew event at University of South Wales 'alarming' Leanne Wood says a university should not have hosted the duke while he faces "serious allegations"....
19:28, 2019-09-24

Pupils 'short-changed' by mixing course levels A teaching union wants to curb the practice of teaching Nat 4, 5 and Higher courses at the same time....
11:44, 2019-09-24

WCAT to be wound up after schools lost £2m in collapse Schools lost £2m when Wakefield City Academies Trust collapsed at the start of a new term....
14:36, 2019-09-23

Labour members call to 'redistribute' private schools' assets Party members call for assets to be "redistributed democratically and fairly" through the state sector....
10:53, 2019-09-23

Student Loans overpaid me: I'm struggling to pay it back Lottie could not afford rent and food after the Student Loans Company took back her overpayment....
04:36, 2019-09-23

Housing crisis affects estimated 8.4 million in England - research Millions are in unaffordable or unsuitable homes, research for the National Housing Federation says....
04:36, 2019-09-23

Warning on alcohol risk at university initiations Students starting university are told of the potentially fatal dangers of excessive drinking....
01:12, 2019-09-23

Poor Schools Keep Getting Crushed in Football. Is It Time to Level the Playing Field? A growing number of states are considering whether economic status should help determine which opponents schools play....
18:24, 2019-09-22

U.S. Orders Duke and U.N.C. to Recast Tone in Mideast Studies The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues,...
20:52, 2019-09-21

Iranian Students Set to Start at U.S. Universities Are Barred From Country The students, who were mostly headed to schools in the University of California system, had visas in hand when they were blocked from their flights t...
01:44, 2019-09-21

Annette Kolodny, Feminist Critic and Scholar, Dies at 78 She was a pioneer in the field of ecofeminism, in which she drew parallels between the ravaging of the environment and the ravaging of women....
22:12, 2019-09-20

Ceara Thacker death: Mental health services 'failed student' Ceara Thacker "fell through the cracks" between services before killing herself, her parents say....
18:24, 2019-09-20

Graduate Students, After Gains in Union Efforts, Face a Federal Setback The National Labor Relations Board has moved to reverse a 2016 ruling that eased the way for organizing at private universities....
16:48, 2019-09-20

Highbury College principal charged £150,000 to expenses account Stella Mbubaegbu's spending is said to have included first-class flights and luxury headphones....
16:28, 2019-09-20

Climate strike: Thousands protest across UK Schoolchildren and workers down tools and walk out of lessons, demanding "climate justice for all"....
14:48, 2019-09-20

GCSEs: 100,000 pupils a year leaving 'without basic qualifications' Children's commissioner says there has been a "shameful" rise in teenagers without qualifications....
13:04, 2019-09-20

Climate Strike: Protests held across UK Schoolchildren and workers down tools and walk out of lessons to call for more action on climate change....
13:04, 2019-09-20

LGBT teaching row: Schools minister rejects 'silence' claim Schools minister Nick Gibb denies Dame Louise Casey's accusation of inaction over protests....
13:04, 2019-09-20

Climate Strike: Protests expected across UK Schoolchildren and workers are preparing for a walk-out to call for more action on climate change....
12:12, 2019-09-20

LGBT teaching row: Ministers accused of 'radio silence' over protests Dame Louise Casey says the government has put protests in Birmingham in the "all-too-difficult box"....
07:48, 2019-09-20

MPs demand action over wrongly-issued NHS fines "Vulnerable" people are being fined over claims for free treatment at dentists and doctors, say MPs....
02:24, 2019-09-20

Tooth decay: Parents 'put fizzy drinks' in baby bottles While the number of children with tooth decay is falling, dentists say parents need more help....
18:04, 2019-09-19

Sussex 'send ill kids to school' campaign sparks anger The council says there are already 175 non-school days a year and it advises parents to be "pushy"....
13:12, 2019-09-19

Syrian Children Saved a German Village. And a Village Saved Itself. Four years after Germany took in over one million migrants, integration is quietly working, one village at a time....
11:44, 2019-09-19

Chesterfield school anxiety pupil 'treated like truant' Fourteen-year-old Kai wants to go to classes but has only attended about 15 days since January....
09:44, 2019-09-19

Extra school cash 'enough to reverse cuts' Financial experts say schools are receiving a big funding boost - but only back to levels of a decade ago....
02:28, 2019-09-19

NASA Awards $2.3 Million in Fellowships to US Universities for Aviation, Planetary, Space Research NASA has awarded fellowships to 14 minority-serving institutions through its Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) and five majo...
23:44, 2019-09-18

New Mexico Announces Plan for Free College for State Residents Under the plan, tuition to all state colleges would be free for students regardless of family income....
09:52, 2019-09-18

Teachers 'have worked long hours for many years' Reducing teachers' hours in England is likely to be difficult and may require "radical action", says study....
03:24, 2019-09-18

Facebook to block altering of headlines in adverts Social media firm is to tighten rules after 'misrepresentation' row over Conservative party advert....
19:24, 2019-09-17

Universities 'failing' victims of sexual misconduct Dozens of students say they were "traumatised" by investigations that left them feeling unsafe on campus....
10:57, 2019-09-17

The foreign students who call Wales home Every year tens of thousands of students arrive from abroad to study in Wales - but what do they think?...
08:40, 2019-09-17

Brad Pitt to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station about Artemis Program As NASA prepares to send the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024 under the Artemis program, Brad Pitt is playing an astronaut in his latest ...
01:04, 2019-09-17

Ceara Thacker: Dead student's father hits out at university Ceara Thacker, 19, was found dead in her University of Liverpool halls of residence in May 2018....
17:20, 2019-09-16

Cornell’s Medical School Offers Full Rides in Battle Over Student Debt All costs — tuition, books, housing and food — will be covered for those who qualify for aid....
16:29, 2019-09-16

Parents 'concerned about cost of school' Most parents are concerned about the costs of sending their children to school, a survey suggests....
15:37, 2019-09-16

‘No-one asks new dads how they’re feeling at work’ Companies are doing more to support working dads but may overlook postnatal mental illness in men....
10:13, 2019-09-16

Scottish education subjects review ordered The review follows concern there has been a narrowing of subject choice for secondary pupils to study between S4-S6....
04:12, 2019-09-16

Universities 'in dark' over student mental health needs A former health minister wants universities to be bound by law to meet students' mental-health needs....
01:20, 2019-09-16

11-Plus exam questions 'impossible to answer' Children sitting an exam in Buckinghamshire found errors in questions, making them unanswerable....
10:00, 2019-09-13

Father and daughter guilty of running illegal school The second prosecution of an illegal and unregistered school in England ends in a guilty finding....
19:32, 2019-09-12

The women who end up homeless after fleeing violence The plight of thousands of women who flee domestic abuse and end up homeless is highlighted in a report....
16:48, 2019-09-12

The Seminary Flourished on Slave Labor. Now It’s Planning to Pay Reparations. The Virginia Theological Seminary is setting aside $1.7 million to atone for its role in American slavery....
12:44, 2019-09-12

Off to 'big school'? Some pupils need extra support, says Ofsted Ofsted suggests pupils who may misbehave when they get to secondary should be identified and supported....
01:48, 2019-09-12

Oxford top of global university rankings UK university leads global league table, but there are warnings of German universities catching up....
23:36, 2019-09-11

'I almost regret coming to the UK to study' Overseas students can now stay in the UK for two years after graduating but not everyone benefits....
16:44, 2019-09-11

Immigration status: Ministers reverse May-era student visa rules Overseas citizens who study in the UK can stay on for two years after graduating, the government says....
11:36, 2019-09-11

Special needs pupils without care plans 'vulnerable' Many children in England with special educational needs are not getting the help they need, auditors warn....
03:12, 2019-09-11

At Colleges, What’s Old Is New: Retirees Living on Campus Universities and colleges are sponsoring retirement communities on their grounds, hoping that young and old can enrich each other’s lives while filli...
00:20, 2019-09-11

The teacher getting child workers back to school Rani Bhati is a teacher getting children who have left school back into mainstream education....
03:40, 2019-09-10

University of Cambridge: Removing meat 'cut carbon emissions' The University of Cambridge's catering service replaced beef and lamb with plant-based products....
03:40, 2019-09-10

'Ban all watches from exams to stop cheating' A review into cheating says the rise in smart watches means all watches should be banned from exams....
03:40, 2019-09-10

Kentucky Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station Students from Kentucky will have an opportunity this week to talk live with NASA astronauts currently working and living aboard the International Spa...
22:52, 2019-09-09

Brown University Puts Official Tied to Jeffrey Epstein’s M.I.T. Gifts on Leave Internal M.I.T. emails suggest that the official, Peter Cohen, was deeply involved in efforts to conceal donations coordinated by the disgraced finan...
19:32, 2019-09-09

State school numbers rise at Cambridge Cambridge University is expecting its highest proportion of state school students since the 1980s....
02:04, 2019-09-09

Playing hide and seek with books 'Look for a Book' Scotland has launched a national book hunt to encourage children to love reading....
01:40, 2019-09-09

A School for Scandal Is a Haven for Student Journalists As part of an investigative journalism program at the University of Southern California, a student found dozens of new sexual abuse allegations again...
23:56, 2019-09-08

Before 1st Day of School, a Quiz on How to Use Your Giant Schoolbag As students all over the world begin new school terms, German pupils’ experiences are rooted in special rites and a philosophy that teaches independe...
21:04, 2019-09-08

Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas Amid the college admissions scandal, another type of cheating was overlooked: Students already in college who pay others to write their papers....
18:08, 2019-09-07

No New School at Fort Campbell: The Money Went to Trump’s Border Wall The Pentagon is diverting $62.6 million from the construction of a new middle school at Fort Campbell, meaning that 552 students will continue to cra...
18:48, 2019-09-06

Taking Out a Student Loan Is Better Than Dropping Out New research shows that students who borrowed more defaulted less, probably because the additional credits they were able to complete led to more sta...
11:40, 2019-09-06

Should kids be tested on their times tables? Many head teachers think that new mathematics tests for primary school children should be scrapped....
04:28, 2019-09-06

Military Base Loses Funding for New School to Trump’s Border Wall The Pentagon is diverting $62.6 million from the construction of a new middle school at Fort Campbell, meaning that 552 students will continue to cra...
03:40, 2019-09-06

New guidance promised on branded school uniforms An inquiry heard blazers, trousers and socks can cost three times more when embroidered with a logo....
18:52, 2019-09-05

Why gay dads worry about starting primary school Most Britons support primary school teachers talking positively about LGBT families, a survey suggests....
18:52, 2019-09-05

Lock-Ins and Walkouts: The Students Changing City Schools From the Inside Teenagers are helping to lead integration efforts, protesting against discrimination and demanding more inclusive curriculums....
09:48, 2019-09-05

Scientists want creationism teaching ban in Welsh schools Sir David Attenborough joins calls warning "pseudoscience" could creep in to the curriculum....
08:32, 2019-09-05

School funding boost to reverse cuts Schools in England are receiving £2.6bn extra as part of a three-year plan to tackle budget shortages....
16:20, 2019-09-04

Dairylea pulls food splat ad amid complaints Parents of children with dairy allergies described the ad as "dangerous" and "insensitive"....
13:56, 2019-09-04

Back to school: Why does the academic year start in September? Children across England go back to school this week but why does the academic year start in September?...
04:44, 2019-09-04

Women in science: 'Go for it' Only a third of scientists are women but Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn wants young women to persist....
16:24, 2019-09-03

Food banks increasing in schools for pupils' families Governors report that more schools are setting up food banks to help feed pupils and their families....
05:44, 2019-09-03

Should the back-to-school question be avoided? Teachers and former students debate whether you should ask children what they did during the summer....
10:20, 2019-09-02

Teacher starting salaries could rise to £30,000 Unions say the increase is long overdue, and necessary, to attract graduates into the profession....
06:04, 2019-09-02

School holiday scheme helps 3,000 families in Hampshire The Hampshire project's bosses are set to give evidence to a government inquiry about their success....
14:36, 2019-09-01

Ofsted inspections for top-rated schools to be reinstated The reintroduction of inspections for "outstanding" schools follows concerns about falling standards....
02:28, 2019-09-01

Sajid Javid pledges £400m further education funding Sajid Javid promises to invest in education for 16 to 19-year-olds, ahead of the spending review....
11:24, 2019-08-31

‘I Couldn’t Stop Crying’: Saudi Women React to New Travel and Work Rights After the announcement of seismic changes to the “guardianship” system, readers in Saudi Arabia shared their hopes — and skepticism....
04:04, 2019-08-31

Universities Face Federal Crackdown Over Foreign Financial Influence The Education Department has begun a crackdown on colleges and universities that fail to disclose gifts from foreign governments, fearing undue influ...
21:52, 2019-08-30

Five things kids asked Boris Johnson Boris Johnson answers questions in his first lobby session with children from school newspapers....
20:24, 2019-08-30

Protest leaflets claim relationship education teaches infants masturbation Protesters tell parents that relationship education lessons will encourage children to masturbate....
02:16, 2019-08-30

International Students Face Hurdles Under Trump Administration Policy Unexpected denials and long delays have become increasingly common for international students and scholars seeking visas....
21:52, 2019-08-29

Magaluf balcony death mother warns of fall danger A mother whose son died after falling from a balcony in Spain has revisited the site where he died....
14:04, 2019-08-29

Baby names: Peaky Blinders 'may have inspired' choices Arthur surges into the boys' top 10 and Ada is in the girls' top 100 for the first time in a century....
14:04, 2019-08-29

North Carolina Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station Students in North Carolina will talk live this week with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station....
21:08, 2019-08-28

NASA Invites Students to Name Next Mars Rover Red rover, red rover, send a name for Mars 2020 right over! NASA is recruiting help from students nationwide to find a name for its next Mars rover m...
21:08, 2019-08-28

Where Does Affirmative Action Leave Asian-Americans? A high-profile lawsuit against Harvard is forcing students and their families to choose sides....
12:24, 2019-08-28

Blind University of Glasgow student 'faced reading list discrimination' Gary Copland said he was not given accessible books, and was then penalised for reading too little....
04:48, 2019-08-28

Harvard Student Says He Was Barred From U.S. Over His Friends’ Social Media Posts Ismail Ajjawi, 17, a Palestinian from Lebanon, said he was denied entry after a customs agent took issue with posts written by others....
02:56, 2019-08-28

Harvard Freshman Says He Was Barred From U.S. Over His Friends’ Social Media Posts Ismail Ajjawi, 17, a Palestinian from Lebanon, said he was denied entry after a customs agent took issue with posts written by others....
01:44, 2019-08-28

The Baroness Fighting to Protect Children Online Baroness Kidron says tech giants exert too much leverage over young users and has pushed laws to change that. “It’s little Timmy in his bedroom versu...
19:28, 2019-08-27

'Alarm bells' over private equity foster care firms, councils warn Councils are concerned about what might happen if a run-for-profit foster care firm collapses....
10:00, 2019-08-27

Louisiana Says ‘Oui’ to French, Amid Explosion in Dual-Language Schools This fall, more American students than ever will start their first day of school learning in a language other than English....
04:12, 2019-08-24

City School Test Scores Inch Up, but Less Than Half of Students Pass Gaps between black and Hispanic students and their white and Asian-American peers remain fixed, raising questions about school segregation....
04:12, 2019-08-24

First day at school: Mum's before-and-after photos of daughter go viral Lucie's new school uniform is on the dishevelled side by the end of the five-year-old's first day....
13:12, 2019-08-23

T-level study to be worth three A-levels University admissions service says the top grade in a T-level qualification will be worth 168 Ucas points....
13:12, 2019-08-23

Cutting the Cord: What Parents and Teenagers Need to Know In her Help Desk column, Judith Newman shares books on “adulting” — learning the skills we need to make it in the world, without Mom or Dad at the re...
11:36, 2019-08-23

Desegregating N.Y. Schools Was His Top Priority. What Happened? Entrenched inequality, attacks by conservatives, student protests: Richard A. Carranza’s first year as schools chancellor....
11:36, 2019-08-23

Glasgow University's 'bold' move to pay back slave trade profits A Glasgow University study reveals it benefited to the tune of tens of millions of pounds from racial slavery....
10:28, 2019-08-23

NASA Seeks BIG Ideas from Universities for Tech to Study Dark Regions on the Moon NASA plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program. Before astronauts step on the lunar surface again, new technology instruments...
17:04, 2019-08-22

GCSEs 2019: Where are we at with new grades 9-1? As teenagers receive their GCSE results, BBC News explains the new 9-1 grading structure in England....
16:48, 2019-08-22

GCSEs not gone to plan? Our experts offer advice Catherine Sezen, of the Association of Colleges, and Samrita Hayer, of the National Careers Service, offer advice....
14:48, 2019-08-22

'It's good to have rules, children know where they stand' At the Michaela School near Wembley a strict ‘tiger teaching’ approach has drawn both criticism and praise....
12:56, 2019-08-22

What is it like to live in a converted shipping container? A new report says growing numbers of families live in the buildings but they are often unsuitable....
12:56, 2019-08-22

GCSE results: Pass rates and top grades edge upwards The GCSE pass rate and top grades edge up slightly, despite concerns about exam difficulty....
12:56, 2019-08-22

How to Help Your Child Study Regardless of a child’s age or challenges, parents can encourage sound homework routines for a successful start to the school year....
11:56, 2019-08-22

Trump Orders Student Loan Forgiveness for Disabled Veterans The directive came after 51 attorneys general criticized the federal Education Department for cumbersome eligibility rules for disabled veterans to e...
06:28, 2019-08-22

GCSE results: Nail-biting wait for grades As hundreds of thousands of pupils await their GCSE results, there is a warning the exams were too hard....
03:36, 2019-08-22

NASA Administrator to Tour New Colorado Aerospace Complex, Discuss Artemis Program Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at 10 a.m. MDT Friday, Aug. 23, during his visit to the University of Colorado Boul...
20:36, 2019-08-21

Back-to-school uniform swap-shop is Dorset mum's mission Laura Mulley started the swap shop after her children grew out of their good quality uniforms....
16:28, 2019-08-21

Texas school district sued for colouring in teen's hair The teen's parents are suing a Texas school district for using a black Sharpie to colour his scalp....
12:44, 2019-08-21

Shipping containers used to house homeless children Office blocks are also being used to house families as 210,000 children are estimated to be homeless....
12:44, 2019-08-21

Shipping containers 'used to house homeless children' Office blocks are also being used to house families as 210,000 children are estimated to be homeless....
02:20, 2019-08-21

Want to Pay Off a Student’s Debt? At Morehouse, Donors Now Can Morehouse unveiled a program last week in which the school will solicit donations that would go directly to paying off its students’ loans....
23:48, 2019-08-20

New T-level study to be worth three A-levels University admissions service says the top grade in a T-level qualification will be worth 168 Ucas points....
18:56, 2019-08-20

10 charts on what happens after GCSEs At 16, teenagers face a number of training or education choices - but how have these decisions changed over time?...
12:08, 2019-08-20

Student loan overpayments of £28m going unclaimed Graduates have paid millions in repayments even though their student loans have been cleared....
10:48, 2019-08-20

No-deal papers reveal council fears over food supply Councils' no-deal Brexit plans warn of more expensive school meals and lower nutritional standards....
22:28, 2019-08-19

Knife crime curfew plan for 12 year olds The Home Office is to allow courts to impose restrictions on people police suspect carry weapons....
17:32, 2019-08-19

Edinburgh youth climate strikers allowed one school day off a year However, no punishment will be levelled at pupils or parents if they choose to strike for a longer period....
18:20, 2019-08-16

Record number of students seek university through clearing Students snap up record number of university places through clearing a day after the A-level results....
15:16, 2019-08-16

Twin festival in northwest France reaches 25th year The town of Pleucadeuc in northwest France holds an annual festival for twins, now in its 25th year....
02:36, 2019-08-16

Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell A struggle in California, one of three states creating K-12 ethnic studies materials, highlights some of the fraught questions around the discipline....
02:04, 2019-08-16

A-levels: Students celebrate results Thousands of students pick up their A-level results as the proportion picking up top grades falls....
19:20, 2019-08-15

What if your A-level results don't make you feel like this? Eddie Playfair, of the Association of Colleges, and Helena Poole, of Which? University, offer advice....
17:36, 2019-08-15

A-level agony: What to do if your results are a surprise Eddie Playfair, of the Association of Colleges, and Helena Poole, of Which? University, offer advice....
16:00, 2019-08-15

A-levels: What subjects are students dropping and why? As students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland get their A-Level results, Reality Check looks at how subject choices are changing....
14:16, 2019-08-15

A-levels: Dip in top grades as thousands get results Girls regain the lead over boys at the top grades as 300,000 pupils pick up results in England, Wales and Northern Ireland....
13:20, 2019-08-15

Dr Becky: The Oxford University YouTube astrophysicist "Dr Becky" receives thousands of views on her channel, which answers questions about the Universe....
03:20, 2019-08-15

A-level results 2019: Key questions As thousands of teenagers receive their A and AS-level results, the BBC looks at some key questions....
03:20, 2019-08-15

A-levels: Anxious wait over for thousands of pupils Thousands of pupils will learn their fate and find out about university and college places....
03:20, 2019-08-15

Thousands of students receive BTEC results More than half of qualifications awarded for 16-18 year olds in England are for vocational courses....
23:28, 2019-08-14

A-level grade boundaries leaked ahead of results day Leaked documents show A-level maths candidates had to score just 55% to get an A in this year's paper....
17:20, 2019-08-14

Disabled Students' Allowances: Over half of eligible students miss out Only 40% of eligible students have heard of Disabled Students' Allowances which could help them through university...
12:04, 2019-08-14

Labour plans to scrap predicted grades system They are wrong "in the vast majority of cases" and the system is "deeply unfair", the party says....
01:20, 2019-08-14

The after-school tutoring club taught by industry professionals The homework club was set up to provide young people with extra skills outside of school hours....
19:52, 2019-08-13

School uniform: Can it be bought more cheaply? Parents said they spent more than £200 per child on uniform when surveyed by the government....
10:44, 2019-08-13

Bradford charity funds children's activities in holidays The charity provide grants to pay for activities that families wouldn't be able to afford....
00:28, 2019-08-13

Coatbridge schools NASUWT teachers begin strike action More than 30 teachers at the Coatbridge campus are taking strike action despite a review finding the school grounds were safe....
13:32, 2019-08-12

How a State Plans to Turn Coal Country Into Coding Country Driven by a tech-industry vision of rural economic revival, Wyoming is requiring all of its K-12 public schools to offer computer science....
17:52, 2019-08-10

A Plan to Turn Coal Country Into Coding Country Driven by a tech-industry vision of rural economic revival, Wyoming is requiring all of its K-12 public schools to offer computer science....
11:20, 2019-08-10

More Private Colleges Are Cutting Tuition, but Don’t Expect to Pay Less Few students actually paid the published cost. Colleges worried that they would be bypassed if families looked just at the sticker price....
07:20, 2019-08-10

‘Separate Programs for Separate Communities’: California School District Agrees to Desegregate The Sausalito Marin City School District knowingly maintained segregation, according to court papers, and even established a segregated school....
07:20, 2019-08-10

Why gaming is coming to this school's curriculum Newsbeat has been to visit the first school in the UK to introduce gaming into its curriculum....
02:08, 2019-08-10

Students from Texas Make History and Celebrate a Historic Moment While a team of students from Lone Star College-CyFair in Texas reflected on this moment in history, they were getting ready to visit NASA’s Kennedy ...
17:48, 2019-08-09

Coatbridge schools at centre of health scares 'are safe' A review finds that there is no link between Buchanan and St Ambrose high schools in Coatbridge and ill health....
16:36, 2019-08-09

To Graduate, File a Fafsa, More High School Seniors Are Told More states are requiring it, and students who complete the form are more likely to attend college — especial low-income pupils, says a group that pr...
16:04, 2019-08-09

Teenager in care almost starved to death The severely brain-damaged teenager weighed just three and a half stone and was severely dehydrated....
09:16, 2019-08-09

The farming retreat helping children with special needs Spencer's Retreat was set up by a family whose children have autism and now welcomes other families....
01:12, 2019-08-09

Druid Heath's disused Baverstock Academy costs council £241k The costs are accruing for security and business rates despite the school being disused since 2017....
17:04, 2019-08-08

Druid Heath's disused Baverstock Academy costs council £214k The costs are accruing for security and business rates despite the school being disused since 2017....
16:40, 2019-08-08

Same-sex couples recorded as living together up by 50% There were 232,000 in 2018, compared with 152,000 in 2015, the Office for National Statistics says....
14:48, 2019-08-07

Same-sex couples living together up by 50% There were 232,000 in 2018, compared with 152,000 in 2015, the Office for National Statistics says....
12:48, 2019-08-07

Concern over 'staffing crisis' at private nurseries in Scotland Hundreds of childcare providers are facing recruitment problems ahead of an increase in free nursery entitlement....
05:56, 2019-08-07

Parents ‘in limbo’ ahead of Coatbridge school safety review findings An independent report looking at contamination fears at a school campus in Coatbridge is due to be published within days....
04:44, 2019-08-07

A School Laptop Under $500 That Isn’t Junk To get a laptop that’s usable for most schoolwork, you need to spend at least $450 to $500. I’ve tested dozens of laptops, and here’s what I’d recomm...
00:28, 2019-08-07

Virginia Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station The next generation of explorers in Virginia will have an opportunity to talk live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station....
00:04, 2019-08-07

Dartmouth Reaches $14 Million Settlement in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit The class-action suit had been filed by nine women who said they were raped or harassed by their professors....
22:12, 2019-08-06

'If you want unsolicited advice, get pregnant' Jaclene Paolucci's sardonic response to a stranger about her lifestyle choices while pregnant resonated online....
13:56, 2019-08-06

Scottish exam results: Pass rate falls for Highers but rises for National 5s Figures released by the SQA show that the pass rate fell for Highers but rose among those sitting National 5s....
13:56, 2019-08-06

Scottish exams: School pupils receive results Advice and support will be on offer as thousands of pupils find out how they did in this year's exams....
04:56, 2019-08-06

Project for dangerous young people to close over funding The Interventions for Vulnerable Youth service works with children deemed a serious risk to others....
20:44, 2019-08-02

Vivian Paley, Educator Who Promoted Storytelling, Dies at 90 Her methods helped children “join a complex and diverse social world,” a colleague said, but they met resistance from advocates of standardized testi...
02:40, 2019-08-02

Corbin Gwaltney, Chronicle of Higher Education Founder, Dies at 97 He saw a void in the 1950s and filled it with coverage of colleges and universities. Today the publication reaches a wide readership online and in pr...
00:16, 2019-08-02

Packed lunches not a right in Italian schools, court rules Italy's top court rules the right to eat packed lunches on school grounds is not "unconditional"....
18:24, 2019-08-01

University pensions deficit could be £23bn The figures will stoke debate about the Universities Superannuation Scheme's financial position....
18:24, 2019-08-01

Labour calls for action on 'catastrophic fall' in adult learning The Labour Party has renewed calls for a National Education Service after what they call " a catastrophic fall" in adult learning....
18:24, 2019-08-01

Northern Ireland training too many teachers An oversupply of both teachers and academics seeking work is forecast over the next decade....
10:20, 2019-08-01

We should be in every school in the UK, PC says MPs have called for schools with a higher risk of youth violence to have dedicated PCs, but what do these officers do?...
08:36, 2019-08-01

Prison restaurant serves up cut in reoffending A restaurant run by inmates in jail is helping to stop a return to prison, say researchers....
05:32, 2019-08-01

Drunk teacher said prom girls were 'gagging for it', panel hears Lewis Morrison, 29, also threatened to head-butt the principal, saying "Put that on Snapchat"....
14:32, 2019-07-31

MPs call for police in schools to cut youth violence The Home Affairs Committee says the government's violence strategy is "completely inadequate"....
12:48, 2019-07-31

School holiday hunger: Parents 'living on cereal', says MP Families are going without because of school holiday hunger and need more help, ministers are told....
11:12, 2019-07-31

MPs call for dedicated police for violent schools The Home Affairs Committee says the government's violence strategy is "completely inadequate"....
06:28, 2019-07-31

Having more sleep before holiday 'stops arguments' Getting ready for a holiday means people are often shattered by the time they leave home, says psychologist....
05:48, 2019-07-31

MPs call for dedicated police in violent schools The Home Affairs Committee says the government's violence strategy is "completely inadequate"....
05:48, 2019-07-31

Need Extra Time on Tests? It Helps to Have Cash Demand for disability accommodations for schoolwork and testing has swelled. But access to them is unequal and the process is vulnerable to abuse....
21:56, 2019-07-30

Need Extra Time on Tests? It Helps to Have Cash. Demand for disability accommodations for schoolwork and testing has swelled. But access to them is unequal and the process is vulnerable to abuse....
21:32, 2019-07-30

Why are working class kids passed over for top jobs? Even the brightest working class graduates face a battle to reach the top in elite professions....
16:08, 2019-07-30

Disadvantaged pupils 'stuck 18 months behind' Poorer pupils show few signs of catching up in their achievements at school, say researchers....
03:00, 2019-07-30

How Has Fortnite Affected Your Family? We want to hear how parents and young players perceive the video game’s positive and negative impacts....
22:20, 2019-07-29

Under-fire Northamptonshire council 'failing to keep children safe' Northamptonshire children's services has been rated "inadequate" after its latest Ofsted inspection....
15:44, 2019-07-29

Oxfordshire parents' court challenge over Christian assemblies An Oxfordshire couple say "harmful aspects of evangelism" are spreading into their children's school....
11:32, 2019-07-29

Fix 'woeful' overseas student visa service, say universities Students "pay through the nose" for inadequate document checking service, says Universities UK....
11:00, 2019-07-29

Fix "woeful" overseas student visa service, say universities Students "pay through the nose" for inadequate document checking service, says Universities UK....
02:00, 2019-07-29

Busing Worked in Louisville. So Why Are Its Schools Becoming More Segregated? Some desegregation plans faltered in the face of white resistance. Louisville’s plan has proved remarkably resilient, surviving riots and court rulin...
10:32, 2019-07-28

Reading coffee shop helping women rebuild their lives The coffee shop run by a women's shelter provides barista training to help women back into work....
09:48, 2019-07-28

Child poverty cash handed back to Europe unspent Peers say it is "unbelievably inept" that deprivation funding could be handed back unspent....
06:12, 2019-07-27

Triceratops Skull, 65 Million Years Old, Unearthed by College Student, 23 Passed over for an air-conditioned summer internship, Harrison Duran instead braved rattlesnakes in a remote area of North Dakota to help make a thri...
02:52, 2019-07-27

LGBT teaching row: DfE 'pressured school' to halt lessons The Department for Education wanted protests out of the media, a school's chief executive says....
12:32, 2019-07-26

Cathy Inglese, Winning Coach in Women’s Basketball, Dies at 60 Inglese led Boston College to seven N.C.A.A. tournament appearances and Vermont to consecutive undefeated seasons in her 27 years as a head coach....
00:24, 2019-07-26

Doctors in Debt: These Physicians Gladly Struck a Deal With California The state is providing up to $300,000 in debt relief for doctors who agree to accept Medicaid. The grant has lifted “an emotional burden,” one recipi...
18:32, 2019-07-25

Parents asked to paint school hit by budget cuts A Norwich primary appeals for help with repairs and gardening amid "difficult" financial strains....
17:52, 2019-07-25

Mihika Sharma: Nine-year-old wins pioneer award for invention A nine-year-old from Greenwich is named Young Pioneer of the Year for an invention which helps blind people....
14:08, 2019-07-25

You Are What You Watch? The Social Effects of TV There’s new evidence that viewing habits can affect your thinking, political preferences, even cognitive ability....
11:36, 2019-07-25

School funding top priority for Gavin Williamson Mr Williamson replaces Damian Hinds as education secretary in Boris Johnson's new cabinet....
10:00, 2019-07-25

World Scout Jamboree: Dorset teenager designs logo Charlie is one of 45,000 scouts travelling to the US for the event, but it is a particularly special opportunity for her....
16:52, 2019-07-24

Why are graduates competing to be prison officers? You study for a Master's free of charge and work in a prison on £30,000 per year. How hard is it?...
16:52, 2019-07-24

Hospital celebrates the birth of two sets of triplets A busy day at in the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald as two sets of triplets are born within 24 hours....
14:44, 2019-07-24

School funding 'in new PM's in-tray' Brexit will dominate Boris Johnson's to-do list. but there are other nagging priorities too....
14:44, 2019-07-24

It’s Easy to Forget, but a Program to Forgive Student Loans Already Exists Democrats are campaigning to fix an issue that is already starting to resolve itself for many teachers and other public servants....
13:16, 2019-07-24

Mahika Sharna: Nine-year-old wins pioneer award for invention A nine-year-old from Greenwich is named Young Pioneer of the Year for an invention which helps blind people....
01:48, 2019-07-24

Emails Show DeVos Aides Pulled Strings for Failing For-Profit Colleges A House committee has a trove of documents that show top Education Department officials trying to prop up a for-profit chain as it careened toward co...
18:12, 2019-07-23

'How I got to medical school via A&E and the chicken shop' Yousef used to spend hours hanging around the High Street with mates, until an injury changed his life....
03:28, 2019-07-23

Harvard Suspends Roland Fryer, Star Economist, After Sexual Harassment Claims The move sidelines the researcher without pay for two years, and closes his lab, in a case that has roiled the profession....
11:56, 2019-07-22

Claire McVey died from the human form of mad cow disease vCJD Annie McVey’s teenage daughter died in 2000 from the human form of mad cow disease, vCJD (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease)....
11:56, 2019-07-22

Primary school children 'should learn about FGM' Experts fear that for some vulnerable girls, secondary school lessons on the issue will be too late....
04:40, 2019-07-20

Love Islander Zara McDermott: Apprentice or university choice Why did former Love Island contestant Zara McDermott choose an apprenticeship over university?...
17:32, 2019-07-19

Birmingham's Jamia Islamia Islamic school books 'promoted extremism' Inspectors said materials found in the library are "actively undermining fundamental British values"....
13:00, 2019-07-19

Tuition-Free College Could Cost Less Than You Think Making a tuition-free college education available to everyone who wants one is an immensely worthwhile — and realistic — goal, a Harvard economist sa...
11:28, 2019-07-19

Special needs 'breaking county council budgets' County councils are warning growing demand for special needs support could mean statutory duties may not be met....
02:12, 2019-07-19

Mental health: Primary school head teachers speak out about lack of support Primary school head teachers say their pupils are repeatedly rejected for mental health support....
07:08, 2019-07-18

Action needed against 'rogue' homes for teenagers, says minister The children's minister says he wants to eliminate the "rogue element" of some youth accommodation....
01:28, 2019-07-18

University of East Anglia student raps 10,000-word dissertation Hip-hop lover Nicholas Uzoka was given permission to rap instead of write his final coursework....
17:32, 2019-07-17

New qualifications to boost teacher career progression New teacher qualifications will support those who want to progress their careers in non-leadership roles....
16:12, 2019-07-17

Chimps bond after watching movies together Feeling closer after watching a video together can be experienced by chimps as well as humans, say scientists....
02:12, 2019-07-17

Domestic abuse report exposes hidden side of rural life Victims of domestic abuse in rural areas suffer longer and are less likely to get support, says report....
02:12, 2019-07-17

NASA Adds Events to Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing ​NASA is offering new opportunities, in addition to those announced July 2, for America to celebrate with the agency the 50th anniversary of the hist...
21:28, 2019-07-16

Education publisher Pearson to phase out print textbooks Pearson says students will only be able to rent physical books as it makes all products "digital first"....
10:24, 2019-07-16

Norfolk disability benefit cuts is 'robbery' says mum Campaigners claim rising charges will leave disabled people unable to access social outings....
12:36, 2019-07-15

Breck Bednar: Play tells story of boy who met his killer online Based on the real-life murder of Breck Bednar, the play aims to teach teenagers about online grooming....
12:36, 2019-07-15

LGBT teaching row: Government 'too slow' to tackle protests Sara Khan, hired by the government to tackle extremism, says teachers should have had more support....
09:20, 2019-07-15

Trade negotiators wanted to fill Brexit gap Liam Fox wants to train new trade negotiators. Opponents say it is a last-minute scramble....
03:00, 2019-07-15

Israeli Education Minister Advocates Debunked Gay Conversion Therapy Many called for the dismissal of the new minister, Rafael Peretz, after he endorsed a discredited practice intended to change sexual orientation....
20:52, 2019-07-14

Rail firm offers free trips to university open day All students are offered free train tickets to a university open day, after fears of excessive cost....
01:32, 2019-07-13

NASA Administrator to Talk Moon Landing Anniversary, Moon to Mars Plans Just days before the 50th anniversary of one of humanity’s greatest achievements – astronauts first walking on the Moon – NASA Administrator Jim Brid...
17:24, 2019-07-12

Improving kids’ mental health with dogs, therapy and quiet classrooms A London primary school has introduced innovative measures to improve pupils' mental wellbeing....
05:00, 2019-07-12

Colin Palmer, Historian of the African Diaspora, Is Dead at 75 He emphasized that diaspora meant more than just the American slave trade. It began in prehistoric times, he said, and continues to this day....
01:08, 2019-07-12

'Grade inflation' means 80% more top degree grades The university watchdog challenges a continuing rise in the proportion of first-class degrees....
15:00, 2019-07-11

England university applications hit record numbers Nearly 240,000 England school leavers try for university, but applicant numbers in the rest of the UK fall....
02:16, 2019-07-11

Harvard Suspends Roland Fryer, Star Economist, After Harassment Inquiries The decision will sideline the researcher without pay for two years, and close his lab, in a case that has roiled the profession....
17:24, 2019-07-10

Warwick University: Vice chancellor apologises for mistakes over rape chat scandal The vice chancellor tells the BBC: "I should have reached out sooner" to speak to female students targeted by abusive men....
15:44, 2019-07-10

Football team helps bereaved dads cope with baby loss Sands United FC was started by the stillbirth charity to help men talk about loss and commemorate their children....
03:56, 2019-07-10

Welsh school uniforms to be cheaper and gender neutral Parents in Wales will be able to make a formal complaint if new guidelines are not taken into account....
03:12, 2019-07-10

Vivian Perlis, Oral Historian of American Music, Dies at 91 She was the founding director of a Yale project that preserved the voices of Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland and many more. It has been called “incompa...
00:00, 2019-07-10

Sats: A third below par in reading, writing and maths One in three 11-year-olds in England fails to reach the expected levels in reading, writing and maths....
15:28, 2019-07-09

Greening attacks school cash 'horse-trading' Former education secretary says school funding should not be part of a battle over the PM's legacy....
14:52, 2019-07-09

Cressida Cowell: New Children's Laureate wants to 'take on TV' How to Train Your Dragon author Cressida Cowell wants to have "free writing" time in schools....
13:28, 2019-07-09

Teaching Palestinians to talk about sex Safa Tamish teaches Palestinians to talk about sex, a topic often seen as taboo in the Arab world....
02:48, 2019-07-09