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2020-01-20
 

Period poverty: Schools urged to order free menstrual products Period poverty campaigners are urging schools and colleges to opt-in to the new scheme in England....
01:24, 2020-01-20

Social media data needed for 'harm' research, say doctors Understanding usage by children is key to studying potential harms and benefits, psychiatrists say....
02:40, 2020-01-17

London council's special needs inquiry caused by 'systemic failures' The cases of all children with suspected special educational needs in Richmond are going to be reviewed....
02:16, 2020-01-17

Fieldston, Elite Private School, Faces Backlash From Jewish Parents The New York City school is once again embroiled in a debate over its handling of race, religion and ethnicity....
19:56, 2020-01-16

How U.S.C. Courted Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli for Donations They are among more than a dozen parents who are still fighting charges in the sprawling admissions prosecution....
19:56, 2020-01-16

'Grade inflation' in top degree grades stopping The sharp rise in first class degrees from universities has stalled after pressure from ministers....
16:04, 2020-01-16

Japan minister's paternity leave challenges work pressure Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi will become the first Japanese cabinet minister to take it....
03:16, 2020-01-16

Estranged students: 'The system assumes your parents will help' Blair Anderson's relationship with his parents broke down but he struggled to access extra support....
03:16, 2020-01-16

Former Franklin College President Charged With Sex Crimes Involving a Child Thomas J. Minar was fired, the college announced, after it found out that he had been arrested in Wisconsin on suspicion of sex crimes involving a ch...
23:32, 2020-01-15

Nurseries face closure over free childcare funding gap Nurseries say they cannot afford to run their services because the government has failed to properly fund its free childcare policy....
21:24, 2020-01-15

Student rape reports: The battle to be believed Women who report violent sexual assaults at university say the perpetrators are getting away with it....
03:08, 2020-01-15

Pre-teen girls 'tricked into sex acts on webcams' Tens of thousands of 11- to 13-year-olds are being tricked into performing sex acts, data suggests....
03:08, 2020-01-15

Franklin College President Is Fired After Arrest on Suspicion of Sex Crimes Thomas J. Minar was arrested this month in Wisconsin on suspicion of sex crimes involving children, a prosecutor said. He has been released on bond....
22:12, 2020-01-14

Sheffield students paid to tackle racist language on campus The students will be trained to tackle "subtle but offensive comments" on campus and in student housing....
03:04, 2020-01-14

Texas Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station Students from Texas will have an opportunity this week to talk with three NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station....
16:56, 2020-01-13

Evening emails 'overwhelm working parents' Almost half of parents say that technology has blurred the boundaries between work and home....
13:12, 2020-01-13

How GCSE revision helped spot a dad's cancer Jonathan Jenkyn says he is dodging "the grim reaper" after suffering a cardiac arrest and cancer....
12:48, 2020-01-13

Professor Fired After Joking That Iran Should Pick U.S. Sites to Bomb Asheen Phansey said he regretted his “bad attempt at humor” and had hoped the college would have defended his right to free speech....
23:32, 2020-01-11

‘Techlash’ Hits College Campuses Facebook, Google and other major tech firms were every student’s dream workplaces. Until they weren’t....
11:12, 2020-01-11

Courtney Everts Mykytyn, Crusader for School Integration, Dies at 46 She challenged privileged white parents to send their children to schools with predominantly black and Latino student bodies....
02:04, 2020-01-11

NASA’s Newest Astronauts Ready for Space Station, Moon, and Mars Missions NASA welcomed 11 new astronauts to its ranks Friday, increasing the number of those eligible for spaceflight assignments that will expand humanity’s ...
20:36, 2020-01-10

'Treatment gap' in youth mental health services Young people are struggling to get the help they need for mental health problems, says a report....
02:32, 2020-01-10

Free breakfasts for poorer pupils in Wales From September, a pilot scheme will provide extra money to Year 7 children on free school meals....
11:32, 2020-01-09

Putting pupils in isolation 'drives poor behaviour' The use of isolation rooms only makes behaviour more challenging, warns a mental health charity....
01:56, 2020-01-09

Housing-benefit errors 'making families homeless' Struggling families are being hit by failures in the system designed to help them, a watchdog says....
01:56, 2020-01-09

Ofsted seeks judgement-free approach to 'stuck schools' Inspectors call for new freedom to inspect struggling schools without publishing a judgement....
02:48, 2020-01-08

A Year After a #MeToo Reckoning, Economists Still Grapple With It After a year of revelations about racism and sexism, the profession’s annual meeting reflected signs of progress, but also work to be done....
16:04, 2020-01-07

Birmingham Islamic school 'segregated' boys and girls Boys at Redstone Academy enjoy school more because "they are treated favourably", inspectors say....
13:08, 2020-01-07

Economists Grapple With Bias and Harassment in Their Ranks After a year of revelations about racism and sexism, the profession’s annual meeting reflected signs of progress, but also work to be done....
10:28, 2020-01-07

University lecturers to be balloted in row over pay The ballot is the second such vote by university lecturers in Scotland in the past 12 months....
12:04, 2020-01-06

Troubled Families programme gets £165m cash boost Ministers say the project is transforming people's lives and an extra £165m will be made available....
17:04, 2020-01-05

'Confusion' over Welsh free childcare scheme Parents say they have been shocked by £800 bills during the summer holidays due to confusion over the scheme....
11:28, 2020-01-05

He Was Accused of Enabling Abuse. Then Came a Downward Spiral. Named in a sexual misconduct lawsuit against his college, an academic despaired over what he said was a false portrayal of his actions. His anguish p...
21:48, 2020-01-04

In a Homecoming Video Meant to Unite Campus, Almost Everyone Was White The video was created to show off the University of Wisconsin. Instead, it set off a furor, and a reckoning over what it means to be a black student ...
19:04, 2020-01-03

Denying a Professor Tenure, Harvard Sparks a Debate Over Ethnic Studies Some students of color say that even as the university defends its use of race in admissions, it devalues their experiences and fails to retain profe...
19:04, 2020-01-03

'I regret not doing my apprenticeship sooner' Apprenticeship courses have come under the spotlight following a report from an education think-thank....
17:08, 2020-01-03

2020 FIRST Robotics Kickoff Event Returns to Rocket City Jan. 4 More than 260 students are expected to attend the 2020 FIRST Robotics kickoff event Jan. 4, starting 8:30 a.m. at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in H...
00:44, 2020-01-03

Hillary Clinton chancellor of Queen's University, Belfast The former US presidential candidate takes up five-year role with Queen's University, Belfast....
12:08, 2020-01-02

Fostering: Councils join recruitment challenge in Wales The number of children placed in foster care has risen by 35% in the last decade - to almost 5,000....
19:36, 2020-01-01

Instagram hit for Cardiff student who posts revision notes When this student began posting photos of her study notes, she never anticipated what would happen....
15:28, 2020-01-01

Exclusions for racism in primary schools in England up more than 40% The biggest rise in exclusions for racism is in north-west England, BBC News analysis suggests....
13:08, 2020-01-01

Colleges Agree to Allow Increased Competition for Applicants An agreement between college counselors and the Justice Department should free up colleges to woo early-decision applicants with financial aid....
20:32, 2019-12-31

Adding Football Saved One College. Dumping It Boosted Another. Officials at tiny Anna Maria College say starting a football program was one of their best decisions. At Northeastern, it has been good riddance....
20:32, 2019-12-31

Surge in teenagers setting up businesses, study suggests The number of UK teenagers with their own businesses has gone up 700% in 10 years, research suggests....
16:12, 2019-12-31

Egyptian mummy at Cambridge college needs more visitors Hermione, a 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummy, is not getting enough visitors, a Cambridge college says....
15:20, 2019-12-30

Top schools defend rejecting bursary for white boys Winchester and Dulwich colleges decline an offer of scholarships for disadvantaged white boys....
14:04, 2019-12-30

More than £100,000 in payouts for three teachers attacked by pupils The EIS union says the compensation payouts went to three teachers who were assaulted at work....
10:52, 2019-12-30

Student loans: Online accounts to undergo overhaul in 2020 The government says a new online service will offer graduates more up-to-date balance information....
06:48, 2019-12-30

Student loan online accounts to undergo overhaul in 2020 The government says a new online service will offer graduates more up-to-date balance information....
04:44, 2019-12-30

Stay-at-home dads set up father-friendly playgroup Dan Rainsford and Sam Chatterley set up a group so other stay-at-home fathers don't feel alone....
02:00, 2019-12-29

In China’s Crackdown on Muslims, Children Have Not Been Spared In Xinjiang the authorities have separated nearly half a million children from their families, aiming to instill loyalty to China and the Communist P...
17:12, 2019-12-28

‘Block the Impact of Religion’: China Sends Muslim Children to Boarding Schools China has separated nearly half a million children from their families in Xinjiang, aiming to instill loyalty to party and country....
11:52, 2019-12-28

Christmas: Retired woodworker sends presents around the world Ted Bird keeps his workshop going 10 months a year to make toys for children across the globe....
06:36, 2019-12-28

He Vowed to Revitalize Italy’s Schools. After a Budget Loss, He’s Out. Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti promised to raise performance and introduce lessons on climate change, but Parliament’s budget left him a billi...
02:56, 2019-12-26

Vulnerable children moved miles from home - report Nearly 12,000 children are placed in care 20 miles or more from friends and family, a report shows....
19:16, 2019-12-24

Why so many Japanese children refuse to go to school Can free schools solve the problem of "futoko", Japan's phenomenon of refusing to attend school?...
14:04, 2019-12-23

A Test for Foreign Teachers in Indonesia: Are You Gay? Under a government regulation, teachers at some international schools face intrusive questions aimed at identifying those with “abnormal” sexual orie...
08:48, 2019-12-23

Schools 'now the fourth emergency service' Some schools are opening in the Christmas holidays to offer meals for pupils from poor families....
00:44, 2019-12-23

Thomas Elsaesser, Film Scholar With a Broad View, Dies at 76 An erudite German-born essayist, Mr. Elsaesser was as enthusiastic about the films of Fassbinder as he was about Hollywood melodramas....
01:40, 2019-12-20

Universities warned over student 'sales pitches' The Office for Students also raises concerns about "conditional unconditional" offers of places....
10:12, 2019-12-19

Target extra cash to schools in the red, says Reform Ministers should target extra cash for schools to those "in most financial need", a think tank says....
04:24, 2019-12-19

A school looking after children – and their families One primary school in Birmingham reveals how it is trying to balance its books, give pastoral care and teach....
02:52, 2019-12-19

Universities warned of unfair recruitment tactics The Office for Students says universities should not use a misleading "sales pitch" to recruit students....
02:52, 2019-12-19

Anti-Semitism or Free Speech? College Students Cheer and Fear Trump Order Students across America wondered whether an executive order targeting anti-Semitism would “backfire” on Jewish students....
23:32, 2019-12-17

NASA Selects Informal Learning Institutions to Engage Next Generation NASA’s Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) program has selected four informal education organizations to promote ST...
23:00, 2019-12-17

NASA Named Best Place to Work in Federal Government for 8th Straight Year For the eighth consecutive year, NASA has been selected by the Partnership for Public Service as the Best Place to Work in Government. The rankings, ...
22:24, 2019-12-17

Poorer London pupils still win race to university Deprived youngsters in London outstrip wealthier pupils outside the capital in university places....
18:36, 2019-12-17

Failing West Sussex children's service 'should be removed' A government report found "prolonged failure" at West Sussex and increasing troubles at the council....
16:52, 2019-12-17

'Conditional unconditional' offers on the rise One in four university applicants received a "conditional unconditional" offer this year - but fewer accept them....
03:24, 2019-12-17

Estranged students: 'Homeless' in the holidays More than 8,000 university students in the UK have no relationship with their parents, research suggests....
03:24, 2019-12-17

Nigeria university lecturer sacked over sexual harassment The University of Abuja acts after reviewing the report of a panel that investigated the matter....
21:24, 2019-12-16

'He was a pixie' - Stormzy's teacher calls to speak to him on Radio 2 The star's old teacher speaks to him on the radio, and reveals her advice at a parents' evening....
17:08, 2019-12-16

Call to remember lost babies in Christmas cards Grieving parents say including their children's names "acknowledges the little life that was"....
14:04, 2019-12-16

New Kind of Student Loan Gains Major Support. Is There a Downside? Income-share agreements, promoted by Betsy DeVos and Silicon Valley, may wind up merely shifting the payment burden from some students to others....
12:48, 2019-12-16

William McFeely, Pulitzer-Winning Historian, Dies as 89 The author of acclaimed biographies of Ulysses S. Grant and Frederick Douglass, he also helped establish Yale’s black studies department....
02:08, 2019-12-14

Primary league tables: How did your school do? New primary school league table data for England has been published by the Department for Education....
12:48, 2019-12-13

England's primary school league tables to be published New primary school league table data for England is published later by the Department for Education....
01:08, 2019-12-13

Edna Smith Primus, Lawyer in Pivotal Rights Case, Dies at 75 She successfully challenged a professional reprimand and in the process helped redefine free speech rights for lawyers and advocacy groups....
19:12, 2019-12-12

Takeover at Princeton’s Quadrangle First-generation, low-income students are commandeering one of the college’s historically elitist eating clubs....
13:24, 2019-12-12

University of Phoenix Cancels $141 Million in Debt for ‘Deceptive’ Ads The for-profit school lured students by advertising employer partnerships that did not exist, the Federal Trade Commission said....
22:00, 2019-12-11

Trump Targets Anti-Semitism and Israeli Boycotts on College Campuses The president’s order would allow the government to withhold money from campuses deemed to be biased, but critics see it as an attack on free speech....
22:00, 2019-12-11

National Spelling Bee Will Take Fewer ‘Wild Card’ Contestants The spelling bee announced the changes after an eight-way tie this year. Fewer spellers who pay their own way will be accepted, and some financial ai...
11:28, 2019-12-11

Parent school donations 'exacerbating inequality' In 2017-18, the average school in London raised £43,000 from donations. In Yorkshire, it was about £13,300....
03:12, 2019-12-11

Drop the SAT and ACT, Says Group Suing the University of California A group of students and advocacy groups says the standardized testing requirement is biased and unconstitutional....
01:28, 2019-12-11

University of California Is Sued Over Use of SAT and ACT in Admissions A group of students and advocacy groups says the standardized testing requirement is biased and unconstitutional....
19:52, 2019-12-10

New NASA eBook Reveals Insights of Earth Seen at Night from Space Earth has many stories to tell, even in the dark of night. Earth at Night, NASA’s new 200-page ebook, is now available online and includes more than ...
17:12, 2019-12-10

General election 2019: Under-30s question politicians in TV debate The BBC Question Time debate also saw fiery exchanges on climate change, electoral reform and trust....
16:12, 2019-12-10

Broken Promises and Debt Pile Up as Loan Forgiveness Goes Astray A federal loan forgiveness program made a promise to students: Stick with your vital but low-wage professions and your debts will be wiped clean. The...
06:40, 2019-12-10

After 10 Years of Hopes and Setbacks, What Happened to the Common Core? It was one of the most ambitious education efforts in United States history. Did it fail? Or does it just need more time to succeed?...
06:40, 2019-12-10

Police probe alleged fraud at Scottish Qualifications Authority An investigation has been launched into an alleged six-figure fraud at the Scottish Qualifications Authority....
01:44, 2019-12-08

New Mexico Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Students from New Mexico will have an opportunity next week to talk with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space...
20:20, 2019-12-06

William E. Macaulay, 74, Booster of Tuition-Free Education, Dies A billionaire energy investor, he gave opportunities to thousands of select City University of New York students with a $30 million gift....
22:12, 2019-12-05

Newcastle University stalker's return prompts petition The student's former girlfriend says she is scared because she was not expecting him to come back....
18:12, 2019-12-05

Mum who gave birth at 15 graduates with daughter watching on Rachael Campey's daughter Lily-Rose watches her mum collect a degree at a ceremony in Leeds....
18:12, 2019-12-05

Poor children lose out on exercise, research suggests Significant inequalities remain in the areas of family affluence, gender and race, Sport England says....
15:32, 2019-12-05

General election 2019: Labour pledges to cap class sizes at 30 pupils The party promises to recruit nearly 20,000 extra teachers in England over five years if it wins power....
01:56, 2019-12-05

New GCSEs 'widen gap between rich and poor' Grades for poorer pupils fell by just over a quarter of a grade across nine subjects compared to their peers - study....
01:56, 2019-12-05

Beacon High School Is Half White. That’s Why Students Walked Out. More than 300 students at the selective public high school, one of New York City’s most prestigious, protested its admissions policies....
00:28, 2019-12-05

Oxford University launches scholarship scheme for black Britons The programme is open to disadvantaged black British students and will be funded by a US entrepreneur....
16:44, 2019-12-04

'Integrate to survive' says primary schools report Smaller rural schools should consider integrating to ensure their futures, suggests newly published research....
11:20, 2019-12-04

How to get kids to read books Harwich and Dovercourt High School is focused on the benefits that reading books outside the classroom can bring....
06:36, 2019-12-04

‘It Just Isn’t Working’: PISA Test Scores Cast Doubt on U.S. Education Efforts An international exam shows that American 15-year-olds are stagnant in reading and math even though the country has spent billions to close gaps with...
18:04, 2019-12-03

‘It Just Isn’t Working’: Test Scores Cast Doubt on U.S. Education Efforts An international exam shows that American 15-year-olds are stagnant in reading and math even though the country has spent billions to close gaps with...
15:56, 2019-12-03

‘It Just Isn’t Working’: Test Scores Cast Doubt on U.S. Education Reform An international exam shows that American 15-year-olds are stagnant in reading and math even though the country has spent billions to close gaps with...
09:24, 2019-12-03

Why do Estonian children start school at seven years old? The Baltic nation is one of the top performers in global education tests, but how does that process begin?...
09:16, 2019-12-03

Pisa tests: UK rises in international school rankings The UK moves upwards in global school league tables - but with low levels of life satisfaction....
09:16, 2019-12-03

Jewish schools 'pressurise parents to take children out of sex ed lessons' Two state-funded schools are accused of pressurising parents to take their children out of lessons....
02:20, 2019-12-03

Smartphone 'addiction': Young people 'panicky' when denied mobiles Psychiatrists warn a quarter of young people have addictive behaviour towards their smartphones....
03:08, 2019-11-29

Conservatives pledge to boost Ofsted rather than scrap it Boris Johnson wants to strengthen the education watchdog but opposition parties want a new body....
03:08, 2019-11-29

Bullying: Teachers share their stories in video for pupils Staff at Perins School in Hampshire hope it will help pupils who are being bullied themselves....
18:00, 2019-11-28

Great Yarmouth Community Trust: Parents 'panicking' over nursery closures About 450 families must find new nursery places for children after a Norfolk and Suffolk chain shut....
14:20, 2019-11-28

Notre Dame: Boys to be admitted to Scotland's last all-girl state school Councillors in Glasgow voted unanimously to allow boys to study at Notre Dame High School from 2021....
13:56, 2019-11-28

Anti-social behaviour fines for university students The students were fined for anti-social behaviour by Queen's University and Ulster University....
11:44, 2019-11-28

Half of students get degree place with lower grades Admissions service, Ucas, says 49% of 18-year-olds were accepted with lower grades than those advertised....
03:08, 2019-11-28

A Long-Lost Black Cemetery in Tampa May Have Been Found “We feel as though our ancestors are coming back and talking to us,” said a member of a historical committee that is investigating the discovery of a...
20:40, 2019-11-27

Radar Points to a Long-Lost Black Cemetery in Tampa “We feel as though our ancestors are coming back and talking to us,” said a member of a historical committee that is investigating the discovery of a...
19:20, 2019-11-27

Racial Slurs, and the 15 Days That Shook Syracuse How a protest by students of color at Syracuse University — #NotAgainSU — electrified the campus and gained national attention....
15:44, 2019-11-27

Racial Slurs, and 15 Days That Shook Syracuse How a protest by students of color at Syracuse University — #NotAgainSU — electrified the campus and gained national attention....
12:52, 2019-11-27

Our Professor’s Views Are Vile, University Says. But We Can’t Fire Him. A provost at Indiana University has earned praise for harshly condemning a professor’s views while respecting the First Amendment....
00:48, 2019-11-27

Minority Voters Chafe as Democratic Candidates Abandon Charter Schools The front-runners for the presidential nomination are moving away from the charter school movement, and black and Latino families ask why their conce...
00:48, 2019-11-27

Kamala Harris school plan: The two hours costing US parents thousands A proposal to keep US schools open longer has led to a polarised debate over childcare nationwide....
22:44, 2019-11-26

Demonstrations banned in LGBT school row Demonstrations against LGBT inclusive education have been permanently banned outside a primary school....
19:28, 2019-11-26

LGBT teaching row: Birmingham primary school protests permanently banned Activists against inclusive lessons began picketing Birmingham's Anderton Park School in February....
13:20, 2019-11-26

LGBT teaching row: Protests cannot resume outside primary school Activists against inclusive lessons began picketing Birmingham's Anderton Park School in February....
12:16, 2019-11-26

General election 2019: Child poverty 'will rise' under Conservative plans New analysis of election manifestos shows no major UK party's plans would reduce child poverty....
11:20, 2019-11-26

General election 2019: Labour plans to teach British Empire injustice in schools The party also wants to tackle the black and ethnic minority pay gap in its "faith and race manifesto"....
11:20, 2019-11-26

The rise of children joining high-IQ society Mensa The number of under-11s joining British Mensa has increased by more than half in five years....
01:08, 2019-11-26

Eight-day strikes at 12 Scottish universities begin Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are disputing pay, working conditions and pensions....
20:16, 2019-11-25

University staff strike over pensions and pay Students across the UK face disruption as university staff start eight days of industrial action....
02:04, 2019-11-25

Student Sets Himself On Fire, Highlighting Broader Distress in France Since a 22-year-old’s desperate act in Lyon this month, other students around the country have joined protests against their financial insecurity....
12:16, 2019-11-24

Syria conflict: British orphans returned to UK They are the first UK citizens to be repatriated from an area formerly under the control of IS....
08:00, 2019-11-23

Winchester university exhibits sober role models to inspire students An exhibition of photographic portraits entitled "Sober Exposure" is aimed at tackling peer pressure....
01:56, 2019-11-22

William Loren Katz, Historian of African-Americans, Dies at 92 He documented the often overlooked contributions of black people in books for young adults, helping to refashion social studies curriculums across th...
21:12, 2019-11-21

He Wanted to Be a Pro Basketball Player. He Became a Teacher Instead. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, an associate professor at San Francisco State University, is driving a public conversation challenging traditional assumptions a...
11:56, 2019-11-21

Why White Parents Were at the Front of the Line for the School Tour The high stakes of high school admissions in New York — and the lengths some go to get any small advantage....
04:44, 2019-11-21

Ohio High School Plans to Drug-Test All Students at Least Once a Year Research has shown that more than 37 percent of school districts have adopted drug-testing policies, but whether they lead to reduced rates of substa...
04:44, 2019-11-21

'Half of women will be carers by the age of 46' Women can expect to take on caring responsibilities more than a decade earlier than men, says study....
02:44, 2019-11-21

Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder: Mum's fight for diagnosis Catherine Griffiths eventually discovered her children had Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder....
11:36, 2019-11-20

Glasgow University increases security after west end sex attacks Four alleged sex attacks have been reported and students have been issued with security guidance....
11:36, 2019-11-20

General election 2019: Lib Dems promise 20,000 more teachers The party is promising billions more for schools in England, taken from a £50bn so-called "Remain bonus"....
10:40, 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