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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

'Holiday poverty' and the kids trying to stop it Children at an animation club have come up with a manifesto to help disadvantaged kids during holidays....
02:48, 2019-07-09

University applications 'dictated by train fares' University open days are attracting tens of thousands. But the travel costs are too much for some families....
02:48, 2019-07-09

Global literacy targets already off track - Unesco The UN's education agency says global targets on improving education are going to be missed....
02:48, 2019-07-09

Childhood: 'They don't have the freedom we had as children' Three in five UK grandparents and parents say childhood is getting worse, a survey suggests....
23:56, 2019-07-08

Menopause lessons at school 'an important victory' A woman who felt suicidal during the menopause wins her battle for teenagers to be taught about it....
11:40, 2019-07-08

A ‘Second Chance’ After 27 Years in Prison: How Criminal Justice Helped an Ex-Inmate Graduate Maurice Smith’s graduation from Goucher College illustrates the potential of a bipartisan effort to overhaul the criminal justice system....
11:40, 2019-07-08

Autism: Parents calls for more support in Northern Ireland schools The proportion of children with autism in Northern Ireland schools has almost trebled in a decade....
10:16, 2019-07-08

'I missed four weeks' school a year caring for my sick mum' Thupayal Hussain overcame challenges at home to gain a top degree and a well-paid job in banking....
04:24, 2019-07-08

‘Do You Support Busing?’ Is Not the Best Question Issues of educational inequality raised by a 1970s-era practice remain relevant today, but language can obscure what’s really at stake....
11:16, 2019-07-06

Why this photo of a politician with Malala is being criticised Quebec's education minister finds himself under criticism after meeting the Nobel Peace Prize winner....
03:24, 2019-07-06

Why Some of the Country’s Best Urban Schools Are Facing a Reckoning Amid a growing backlash against charter schools, leaders within the movement are acknowledging that some criticism of their schools is warranted....
21:00, 2019-07-05

Knife crime strategy too focused on gangs, says ex-police chief A former senior police officer suggests the government's knife crime strategy is overly focused on gangs....
12:04, 2019-07-05

King's College London sorry over royal visit student bans Thirteen students and one staff member were banned from campus during a visit by the Queen....
19:00, 2019-07-04

Should same-sex education be compulsory? An author believes his childhood would have been much easier if he had same-sex education in school....
19:48, 2019-07-03

How much pocket money should we give our kids? Parents are being urged to let their children handle coins, even if they pay for things with cards and phones....
18:32, 2019-07-03

School holidays: 'You're constantly thinking about money' Money, food, childcare and activities are serious anxieties for low-income working families, MPs hear....
18:32, 2019-07-03

NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing with Live TV Broadcast, Events NASA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars with a liv...
18:08, 2019-07-03

New York City Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station Students in New York City will have an opportunity next week to talk with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station....
16:52, 2019-07-03

Twelve children's homes closed down by Ofsted Ofsted closes 12 substandard children's homes, and warns about those placed far from home....
02:12, 2019-07-03

Brexit 'hitting foreign languages in schools' The British Council says some parents now see European languages as less useful because of Brexit....
02:12, 2019-07-03

DeVos Repeals Obama-Era Rule Cracking Down on For-Profit Colleges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos formally repealed an Obama-era regulation that would have forced for-profit colleges to prove their debt-laden gradua...
00:28, 2019-07-03

Young people in Bridgnorth restoring classic cars The apprentices are offered three-year courses in heritage engineering to fill a skills gap....
23:36, 2019-07-02

College-Educated Women Are the Workplace Majority, but Still Don’t Get Their Share Women in the U.S. have earned more degrees for decades, but it wasn’t until this year that they edged out college-educated men in the work force. Tho...
21:00, 2019-07-02

MPs 'staggered' by NHS fines 'complacency' Serious concerns are raised by MPs about penalty fines for vulnerable people going to the dentist....
18:00, 2019-07-02

Adoption: 'We seem to have to fight for everything' Adoptive families need more help to deal with behaviours caused by childhood trauma, Adoption UK says....
02:20, 2019-07-02

Dogs 'prevent stressed students dropping out' The growing number of therapy dogs in universities are making a real difference, researchers say....
02:20, 2019-07-02

Plymouth mum calls for more school autism training A boy moving schools because of the handling of his autism has made an animation to show how he feels....
02:52, 2019-07-01

North East council care homes: Hundreds of children go missing Almost 600 children were reported missing from council care in the North East over five years....
02:52, 2019-07-01

Utah Family Sues After Son With Diabetes Is Kept From School The school district placed the boy on “home and hospital status,” denying him “his right to attend school with his non-diabetic peers,” the lawsuit s...
11:24, 2019-06-29

Starbank school teachers strike over violence fears A teaching union says its members have been assaulted and threatened with knife violence by pupils....
13:36, 2019-06-27

A School With No Heat or Computers but Many College-Bound Students. Mostly Girls. At an Afghan mountain school, there are no computers, lights or heat. Even books are few. Yet 90 percent of graduates get into college. Most of them ...
11:12, 2019-06-27

Taking Up Space: What it's like being black at Cambridge University Two recent Cambridge graduates have written a book exploring what it's like to be the minority in a majority white institution....
03:04, 2019-06-27

At a school near you? The four-and-a-half-day week Why one Birmingham school has decided to save money by sending children home early on Friday....
03:04, 2019-06-27

Hundreds of children wait years for asylum decisions Hundreds of child asylum seekers are waiting years for an initial decision on their asylum claim....
03:04, 2019-06-27

Apprenticeships pledge 'will be missed' Education Secretary Damian Hinds admits the target of three million apprenticeships will not be reached....
17:36, 2019-06-26

Mum goes to prom in memory of daughter's 'last wish' Daisy Wyatt was 14 when she died of bone cancer and one of her last wishes was to go to her prom....
11:36, 2019-06-26

Government challenged in court over special needs funding Judges to decide if special educational needs and disabilities funding decisions have been lawful....
10:48, 2019-06-26

Two child limit: 'My mum had to give us money for petrol' The policy fails to protect families in tough times, says the Child Poverty Action Group and the Church of England....
03:04, 2019-06-26

'Two arrests' over leaked A-level paper Police investigating the leak of an A-level maths paper have arrested two people, the exam board says....
14:48, 2019-06-25

Forget Tanning Beds. College Students Today Want Uber Parking. Student housing is shifting away from recreational dazzle and toward amenities that reflect the gig economy: stronger Wi-Fi, room for collaboration a...
11:44, 2019-06-25

Essex school prom ban petition reaches 1,000 Five pupils wearing boxer shorts performed a dance which was deemed "inappropriate" by the school's head....
11:00, 2019-06-25

Daniel Webster: Boy with leg amputated faces school place battle Daniel Webster has been off school for two years after "falling through the cracks of education"....
02:52, 2019-06-25

Private school and Oxbridge 'take top jobs' Top professions are still dominated by the privately educated, a social mobility report says....
02:52, 2019-06-25

#RealAsianGranny: 'The strongest women we know' People behind #RealAsianGranny tell stories about the strongest women they know, their grandmothers....
05:36, 2019-06-22

University of South Wales sorry over health and safety course It's claimed a lecturer gave "seriously incorrect" advice on things such as how to cook oil safely....
14:40, 2019-06-21

Jane Sanders and the Messy Demise of a Vermont College The wife of Bernie Sanders had a bold plan to save Burlington College. Within six years, it was bankrupt, and federal prosecutors were on the case....
12:24, 2019-06-21

Leamington school sportswear uniform introduced A Leamington Spa junior school replaces its uniform with "activewear", despite objections....
11:28, 2019-06-20

Coatbridge's Buchanan High teachers strike over health fears Staff at Buchanan High have fears about chemical contamination of land the school is built on....
02:08, 2019-06-20

Cyber-bullying 'worst in England schools' International study suggests England's schools have the highest levels of bullying on social media....
17:36, 2019-06-19

Exeter University: Arrest after students threatened with 'gun' Police received reports of a man "making threats while in possession of a handgun" at Exeter University....
15:40, 2019-06-19

Anthony Bourdain’s Alma Mater Will Remember Him With a Scholarship The Culinary Institute of America plans to promote study abroad as friends and fans mark the month of his birth and death....
15:04, 2019-06-19

Hundreds of special needs pupils 'squeezed' out of school One parent, who has been waiting two years for a school place, says her son was "squeezed out"....
14:24, 2019-06-19

Ben Quartermaine: Mum hopes pupils learn lesson of sea death Ben Quartermaine's mother says more should be done to warn children of the dangers of the sea....
11:20, 2019-06-19

Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss Stephen Schwarzman, a confidant of President Trump, makes the largest ever donation to a UK university....
02:36, 2019-06-19

Surviving a Mass Shooting, and Writing About It: We Want to Hear From You We’re interested in hearing from students who have written college admission essays about surviving a mass shooting....
23:48, 2019-06-18

Further maths A-level paper replaced following leak The move is a "precautionary step" to protect students, says Edexcel's parent company, Pearson....
16:24, 2019-06-18

Beechwood: 'I can't believe the evil that happened there' A victim of the regime at a notorious children's home has come forward to tell her story - one of hundreds of accounts of abuse heard by a national i...
02:36, 2019-06-18

Children's speech therapy: Call for wider support in Wales One in 10 children in Wales struggle with their speech and language, according to therapists....
02:16, 2019-06-18

Syrian universities weakened by 'brain-drain', says report Syria's war is near an end but its universities are struggling to help the country's recovery....
01:40, 2019-06-18

Jailed mothers: The 'terrible damage' to children With 17,000 children a year separated from jailed mothers in England and Wales, some MPs want change....
19:08, 2019-06-17

School places change for domestic abuse Families escaping domestic violence will be prioritised for school places, says education secretary....
17:04, 2019-06-17

Divorce likely to put weight on children, study finds Study compared the weights of children whose parents had broken up with those whose parents had not....
15:04, 2019-06-17

Maths paper leak: Students' fury at exam board 'shambles' Students who sat the Edexcel A-level maths paper claim 'widespread' leak occurred hours before exam....
08:04, 2019-06-16

Birmingham LGBT school row: MP Roger Godsiff given warning Labour MP Roger Godsiff is reprimanded after voicing support for parents opposed to LGBT teaching....
15:32, 2019-06-14

How Middle Schoolers Built ‘Pizza Sail’ (Hint: Without Their Phones) An after-school program invites students to build small sailboats from scratch, then test them out on the water....
11:12, 2019-06-14

Secondary teachers 'want more flexible working patterns' A lack of flexibility is contributing to secondary teachers leaving the profession, a report warns....
03:16, 2019-06-14

Birmingham LGBT lessons row: 'Children worried about protests' Pupils have been concerned about protests against LGBT lessons in Birmingham, school staff and governors say....
00:16, 2019-06-14

Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis Two-thirds of students say universities should contact parents if there are serious mental health problems....
03:36, 2019-06-13

Prom parties: Maesteg school gets 200 dresses donated A school has received 200 gowns to help pupils under "massive pressure to look their very best"....
10:48, 2019-06-12

Give 16-year-olds more choice, say employers Sixteen-year-olds in England should not be restricted to A-levels or T-levels, says business bosses....
02:52, 2019-06-12

Stateless in Africa: Why 700,000 have their 'dreams ended' Sixteen-year-old Peter is a stateless citizen, which means he won't be able to finish his schooling....
01:56, 2019-06-12

What's the right age to quit maths? Arts students are protesting their school's academic requirements. Should they have to take maths?...
01:56, 2019-06-12

Beano readers vote Sussex school pupils funniest in the UK Having a laugh in the classroom - meet the pupils who came up with the funniest joke, say Beano readers....
00:04, 2019-06-12

NASA Invites Media to Renaming Ceremony Honoring Hidden Figures NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be joined at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, June 12, by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mende...
21:20, 2019-06-11

P1 assessments to continue with 'important modifications' An independent review of P1 assessments says they should continue if "modifications" are made....
20:12, 2019-06-11

Nurseries in deprived areas 'face closure over funding gap' Some nurseries say they have cut back on learning resources and the quality of the children's food....
11:04, 2019-06-11

Picking feet: Worst thing an exam invigilator did? How invigilators distract students taking exams - picking their feet, eating too loudly and staring....
05:24, 2019-06-11

Birmingham school LGBT protests 'probably harassment' A High Court trial being held next month will decide if protests can be held outside the school....
18:04, 2019-06-10

Jury Finds Oberlin College Libeled a Bakery and Awards $11 Million in Damages The verdict raised questions about the responsibility of colleges to police students’ speech and behavior, as well as broader First Amendment issues....
15:12, 2019-06-10

Swansea student speaks out over extra exam time Olivia Rogers refused extra time during her GCSE exams but now she wants to speak out over special requirements....
02:36, 2019-06-10

Jeremy Corbyn: Children's talents being squandered Labour leader pledges to create a new social justice commission to help tackle inequality....
15:04, 2019-06-08

Mother and daughter graduate from US university on same day Falhad Mohamud graduates from a US university with her daughter Amina, having fled Somalia in 1980....
01:36, 2019-06-08

Foster parents honoured for 'changing lives' Fifteen foster carers are recognised for helping change young lives in the Queen's Birthday Honours....
00:08, 2019-06-08

Birmingham LGBT row: 'Homophobic protests must stop' West Midlands mayor Andy Street says he is in "disbelief" at material distributed by protesters....
14:16, 2019-06-07

Taking the Future of Manufacturing into High Schools A number of secondary schools around the world offer robotics programs to prepare students for industries being transformed by automation....
06:40, 2019-06-07

From Instability at Home to Study Overseas These students “have a level of grit that students who have not been through similar experiences probably don’t have.”...
06:40, 2019-06-07

Online Classrooms Look to Improve Higher Education Across Africa, but Face Skepticism New ventures hope to fill a need as the number of African high school graduates grows, along with demand for a more highly skilled work force....
06:40, 2019-06-07

Short-Term Programs for Long-Term Success A growing number of intensive programs offered online, or on campuses around the world, can help workers at all stages become more globally minded....
06:40, 2019-06-07

From Albania to Singapore, U.S. Students Look for Tailored Experiences Abroad More students in the United States are studying overseas, and colleges now offer a variety of experiences that let students choose what they want....
06:40, 2019-06-07

The New School’s Leader on Global Goals and What Lies Ahead David Van Zandt. the university’s president, on the importance of reaching students outside the United States....
06:40, 2019-06-07

Bulletin Board Graduation guidance, e-learning around the globe, a scholarship program for refugees — and more. A collection of views and news from a special report...
06:40, 2019-06-07

Record ethnic minority students at Oxford Oxford University widens its intake, but recruits more from Singapore than north-east England...
17:56, 2019-06-06

Greater Manchester scheme aims to end older LGBT inequality A project backed by Sir Ian McKellen aims to promote inclusivity for older LGBT people in Greater Manchester....
16:04, 2019-06-06

Sandwell College lecturer sacked over 'racist' poster protest The college is warned it faces industrial action for its "heavy-handed response" to David Muritu's actions....
16:04, 2019-06-06

Sultan of Brunei's London doctorate revoked Strict new Islamic laws came into force in Brunei making gay sex punishable by stoning to death....
16:04, 2019-06-06

Silicon Valley parents banning tech for their kids "You don't teach creativity by going into the creativity app," says one father limiting screen time....
08:16, 2019-06-06

Gender not children 'holds women academics back' Men reach more senior levels than women, even after parenthood is accounted for, research suggests....
02:48, 2019-06-06

Patricia Battin, Lightning Rod in a Library War, Dies at 89 A leading librarian who championed high tech, she dueled with preservationists like Nicholson Baker over how best to protect the written word for pos...
23:04, 2019-06-05

'Cut child poverty in five easy steps' Reversing five benefit cuts could lift 700,000 UK children out of poverty by 2023, a charity says....
02:52, 2019-06-05

Financial watchdog warns of financial pressures on colleges Audit Scotland predicts a deficit for most colleges in the next five years as budget issues increase....
16:40, 2019-06-04

How Much Does Your Education Level Affect Your Health? Some clever studies have teased out causal effects by taking advantage of natural experiments....
11:40, 2019-06-04

An Editor’s Yearbook Tells a Tale of Race in New York’s Elite Public Schools When I attended Bronx Science, the student body was 23 percent black and Hispanic. Its ethnic makeup is very different today....
11:40, 2019-06-04

Juliann Bluitt Foster, Trailblazer in Dentistry, Is Dead at 80 Just 2 percent of dentists were women when she joined their ranks, and “maybe 2 percent of that 2 percent” were black. She made it her goal to change...
11:40, 2019-06-04

Former child refugee on how Britain changed his life Yorkshire charity gets £500,000 to help child refugees arriving in the UK find foster families....
11:36, 2019-06-04

Dumfries' North West Community Campus fully reopens The final phase of pupils returning to the £28m schools site in the south of Scotland is complete....
11:36, 2019-06-04

Alzheimer's funding boost for Scots scientists The team from Edinburgh University has received £160,000 to investigate nerve damage caused by the disease....
11:36, 2019-06-04

Sure Start centres 'big benefit' but face cuts Early years centres have a positive impact on health, a think tank says, but they face cuts and closure....
11:36, 2019-06-04

F.B.I. Is Said to Be Investigating College Admissions Practices at T.M. Landry The private school in Louisiana, once celebrated for helping underprivileged and minority students attend elite colleges, is now under federal invest...
21:08, 2019-06-02

Educated and 'estranged': Getting through uni without the bank of mum and dad When student finance doesn’t stretch and you have no parents for help – how do you make it through your degree?...
03:24, 2019-06-01

Let’s Hear It for the Average Child In this season of prizes and trophies, we salute all the students whose talents lie outside the arena....
03:20, 2019-06-01

3 of This Year’s Spelling Bee Winners Are Friends From Dallas The region, where the boys competed together and became friends, has emerged as something of a spelling juggernaut in recent years....
00:44, 2019-06-01

The Spelling Bee Crowned 8 Champions, and 3 Are Friends From Dallas The region, where the boys competed together and became friends, has emerged as something of a spelling juggernaut in recent years....
21:48, 2019-05-31

BGT star David Walliams backs Essex libraries campaign David Walliams put a photograph of himself on social media, holding up a sign saying: "Save Essex Libraries."...
20:04, 2019-05-31

A Financial Checklist for Your Newly Minted High School Graduate We’ve got budget, retirement account, credit, information security and insurance advice for your independent adult, college student, gap-year taker o...
11:20, 2019-05-31

Colleges Challenge a Common Protection in Sexual Assault Lawsuits: Anonymity Efforts to publicly disclose the identities of women suing universities represent a more aggressive approach toward students, lawyers said....
02:00, 2019-05-31

Special educational needs children and parents hold protest A number of protests are held across England to highlight what parents say is a funding 'crisis'....
22:56, 2019-05-30

NUS Wales warns over England finance shake-up impact Student leaders in Wales warn against a negative impact of any changes to tuition fees in England....
18:04, 2019-05-30

Would proposed finance changes help poorer students? A government-commissioned review proposes changes to the student finance system. Are they better for poorer students?...
15:36, 2019-05-30

Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry: Nazareth Houses were 'places of fear' Children were physically and sexually abused and emotionally degraded at Nazareth House orphanages, an inquiry finds....
14:40, 2019-05-30

Jessica Hynes campaigns in Liskeard for drama in schools Jessica Hynes believes drama can help young people communicate and improve mental wellbeing....
10:36, 2019-05-30

Special needs: Petition demands end to 'national crisis' Thousands sign a petition to be delivered to Downing Street, amid demonstrations in England and Wales....
03:20, 2019-05-30

Tuition fees 'should be cut to £7,500' A review calls for lower university fees, more for further education but 10 more years of repayments....
02:28, 2019-05-30

University of Essex 'sorry' for sex complaint delays The University of Essex apologises for breaching its own 60-day target for handling complaints....
11:12, 2019-05-29

Anti-Semitism row: University of Essex sacks lecturer A vote on a proposed Jewish Society was scrapped after the University of Essex said it would be set up....
11:12, 2019-05-29

Joe Biden Debuts Education Plan, Then Touts It to Teachers’ Union Mr. Biden promoted the plan, the first policy of his campaign, at a town-hall event with the American Federation of Teachers in Houston on Tuesday....
05:12, 2019-05-29

'Swallow your pride and ask for help', first-time students told Ethnic minority, mature and working-class students must be more confident in asking for help, says study....
02:56, 2019-05-29

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happen...
20:48, 2019-05-28

Sanders’s Education Plan Renews Debate Over Charter Schools and Segregation With a bold critique of charter schools, Mr. Sanders entered a highly charged debate within the Democratic Party....
20:48, 2019-05-28

Fee support extended for EU students EU students at university in England will continue to be treated as home students for another year....
18:56, 2019-05-28

Teen shop worker goes ‘above and beyond’ for autistic girl A proud father share's his son's "celebration alert" from work for his patience with an autistic girl....
12:52, 2019-05-28

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to...
12:04, 2019-05-28

Inside the Warwick University rape chat scandal Anna found her friends' sexually violent online chat - and saw she was mentioned hundreds of times....
10:44, 2019-05-28

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pup...
15:24, 2019-05-27

Meet Belfast's young climate change protesters Young people all over the world are walking out of school in protest of climate change - and Belfast is no different....
11:28, 2019-05-25

Universities told not to 'scaremonger' ahead of fee cut Education Secretary Damian Hinds rejects claims of universities going broke, ahead of tuition fee cut....
04:52, 2019-05-25

Birmingham LGBT school row: Protests 'won't stop lessons' Protesters vow to carry on opposing the teaching of LGBT issues to primary school children....
18:24, 2019-05-24

Students 'may have been unfairly deported' over English test cheat claims The Home Office should have done more to protect people who did not cheat in their English tests, says watchdog....
12:20, 2019-05-24

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moo...
23:40, 2019-05-23

Can Data Ward Off College Debt? A New Push to Tell Students Which Majors Pay Off Knowing by program how much money students borrow (and later earn) could shake up the higher education market....
22:56, 2019-05-23

Emeli Sande named as Sunderland University chancellor The award-winning singer's birth coincided with her parent's graduation ceremonies in the city....
22:48, 2019-05-23

Sultan of Brunei hands back Oxford degree over LGBT laws Oxford University wrote to the leader of Brunei expressing "concerns" about strict new Islamic laws....
18:08, 2019-05-23

Students go online to report alleged sexual abuse An NUS official says the students are turning to social media, as they feel universities are not listening....
17:24, 2019-05-23

There’s Evidence on How to Raise Children, but Are Parents Listening? Day-to-day individual choices matter less than we think, but national policies seem to matter a lot....
11:52, 2019-05-23

University counselling services 'inundated by stressed academics' Academics are thronging to university counselling rooms to seek help for mental health problems and stress, a report suggests....
02:44, 2019-05-23

Most parents reject nearest school Some 60% do not choose their local secondary school as their first option, shows major study....
02:44, 2019-05-23

Virginia’s Phoebus High School Wins NASA HUNCH Culinary Challenge for Second Time NASA’s Johnson Space Center Food Lab in Houston will process the entrée and send it up to the International Space Station for astronauts to enjoy....
21:08, 2019-05-22

Grime over Mozart? Better music lessons 'changed my life' Results of four-year study shows better music education can improve attendance in disengaged pupils....
13:20, 2019-05-22

The mothers fighting to get their children back from Lebanon The BBC met three mothers who have all had their children taken to Lebanon by their former partners....
04:32, 2019-05-22

Can Data Ward Off College Debt? New Strategy Focuses on Results Knowing by major and by program how much money students borrow (and later earn) could shake up the higher education market....
01:24, 2019-05-22

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchi...
00:12, 2019-05-22

In her words: Teenage Girls and Dating Violence: Why We Should Be Paying Attention A new study found that 90 percent of young people killed by an intimate partner from 2003 to 2016 were girls....
00:04, 2019-05-22

U.C.L.A. and California State-Los Angeles Order Quarantines Amid Measles Outbreak More than 200 university students and employees in Los Angeles County may have been exposed to measles and were given quarantine orders this week....
23:12, 2019-05-21

How Did You Pay for College? We Want to Hear From Readers Around the World Help us understand how students in your country finance higher education and start their careers....
23:12, 2019-05-21

Almost All the Colleges I Wanted to Go to Rejected Me. Now What? The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on what to do when you haven’t been admitted to the colleges of your choice....
23:12, 2019-05-21

Trash, the Library and a Worn, Brown Table: The 2019 College Essays on Money Each year, we ask high school seniors to submit college application essays they’ve written about work, money, social class and related topics. Here a...
23:12, 2019-05-21

Teenage Girls and Dating Violence: Why We Should Be Paying Attention A new study found that 90 percent of young people killed by an intimate partner from 2003 to 2016 were girls....
23:12, 2019-05-21

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 20...
23:12, 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregat...
20:52, 2019-05-21

Mum whose baby died speaks of pain of hearing others cry Lynette Parkes lost her baby at seven months and spoke of the added pain of hearing other newborns cry nearby....
06:32, 2019-05-21

University of Oxford promises quarter of places to poor University of Oxford wants a big increase in students from deprived areas in the next four years....
03:36, 2019-05-21

Morehouse College student: 'I want to change the world' Dwytt Lewis is one of the 400 Morehouse College graduates whose debt is being wiped by a US billionaire....
01:00, 2019-05-21

Too many children in mental health hospitals, says report A lack of support in schools and the community in England is contributing to the problem, says a report....
03:20, 2019-05-20

Teens in care 'abandoned to crime gangs' Unregulated accommodation for children aged 16 and over has increased by 70% in a decade, Newsnight learns....
03:20, 2019-05-20

Morehouse Class of ’19, Congratulations: Your Student Loans Will Be Paid Off The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would pay off the new graduates’ studen...
22:56, 2019-05-19

Congratulations, Morehouse Class of ’19: Your Loans Will Be Paid Off The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would pay off the new graduates’ studen...
21:08, 2019-05-19

Broomlands Primary: Does a 'stunning school' help learning? What parents, pupils and teachers think of the transformation of a primary in the south of Scotland....
01:52, 2019-05-19

His Father Paid $400,000 to Get Him Into Georgetown. Now He’s Suing the School. Two months after the scandal broke, Georgetown said it planned to dismiss two students. One is suing, saying the university denied him due process....
17:16, 2019-05-18

SAT Adversity Index: A Drive Toward Diversity Without Discussing Race The College Board, which administers the SAT, is joining a broadening movement toward using race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action....
17:16, 2019-05-18

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax incre...
17:16, 2019-05-18

School run: How Cardiff primary is transforming pupils' commute A school is leading the way to make the daily commute better for the environment and for health....
05:24, 2019-05-18

Further education college faces insolvency Hadlow College is requesting to be put into educational administration following financial trouble....
17:40, 2019-05-17

The 'Brown Babies' who were left behind What happened to the babies born to black American soldiers and white British women during World War Two?...
12:52, 2019-05-17

Malvern St James Girls' School taught wrong exam book Students at the £37,000-a-year Worcestershire school realised the mistake in an English literature exam....
12:52, 2019-05-17

The Moon landings: How one small step inspired a generation "We want people's memories of seeing Moon landings footage for the first time," say researchers....
03:12, 2019-05-17

Campus anti-Semitism must be stamped out, says universities minister Chris Skidmore says it is "unjust" to expect Jewish groups to fund security for university events....
03:12, 2019-05-17

WJEC apology after GCSE computer science exam problem Errors meant exams were delayed and pupils could not answer one of the questions, parents say....
22:48, 2019-05-16

NASA Administrator to Speak at Florida Institute of Technology Event NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will deliver remarks and speak to media Thursday, May 23, at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne....
22:00, 2019-05-16

Student Natasha Abrahart's suicide: Neglect a 'contributory factor' A mental health service "significantly underestimated" Natasha Abrahart's condition, a coroner rules....
16:56, 2019-05-16

Pregnant at Oxford University: Juggling motherhood with studying You're studying at one of the world's top universities and then you get pregnant. What happens next?...
04:32, 2019-05-16

Voices of children overlooked in family courts, says ex-head Former family courts head Sir James Munby says they are "shamefully" behind in victim support....
03:00, 2019-05-16