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More than half of homeless families in work, says Shelter
There's been a rise in the number of families in England who work but are still homeless, says charity.

Teen mums: 'We're not all reckless and careless'
Young people have been called "generation sensible" as they shun sex and drugs for family time. But how do teen mums feel about the phrase?

Broadford Primary School has SATs results annulled
It concerns allegations of cheating at Broadford Primary School, in Romford, east London.

Parents set to lose right to veto sex education at age 15
Pupils should be able to request sex education against their parents' wishes, the government says.

Plan to teach all children first aid
It comes after an inquiry into the Manchester bombing found that many adults lacked life-saving skills.

Schools expel 40 pupils each day, data shows
The number of pupils expelled from school rises by 15%, as heads blame cuts to support.

Australia overtaking UK for overseas students
Australia is overtaking the UK as the world's second biggest destination for international students.

Poor mental health 'part and parcel of childhood'
There is currently a children's mental health epidemic, England's Children's Commissioner Anne Longfield warns.

Fortnite: Schools 'could learn lessons from gaming'
Should teachers in Wales adopt some of the techniques from gaming to make lessons more engaging?

Colburn school exam results annulled after inquiry
Investigation said Key Stage 2 Sats writing assessments were impacted by "maladministration".

Martin Pistorius: 'My mind was trapped in a useless body for a decade'
Martin Pistorius had locked-in syndrome and was trapped inside his mind for more than a decade. Now he's about to become a father.

Ipswich school converts a helicopter into a classroom
A school's site manager came up with the idea after watching a television programme.

UK's largest Lego event under way in Glasgow
A 200,000-brick elephant is one of the centrepieces of Bricklive, billed as the UK's largest Lego convention, in Glasgow.

'Racism is becoming more overt'
The black student subjected to a racist monkey 'joke'

Jenson Button takes brakes off engineering
A student racing car competition wants to tackle a global shortage of recruits into engineering.

K-pop drives boom in Korean language
The popularity of K-pop is driving a global boom in learning the Korean language.

Putting death on the school timetable
Doctors in Australia want the school curriculum to get young people talking about the ethical issues around death and dying.

'Don't say my name wrong at graduation'
Universities are turning to technology to try to make sure they don't mispronounce names at graduations.

Is Sara a 'refugee' or 'future surgeon'?
On World Refugee Day, one Syrian girl talks about doing homework in a tent and her future ambitions.

Where can UK students study for free?
UK undergraduate students do not pay any tuition fees in 10 EU countries and Norway.

Hidden writing in ancient desert monastery manuscripts
Cutting-edge tech is examining ancient manuscripts for earlier texts written below the surface.

Holiday childcare
Entertaining kids during the holidays is expensive, but some have found innovative ways to cut the cost.

Home alone
As the long holidays start, children's charity NSPCC urges parents and carers not to leave young children home alone.

'My sister has my child'
British parents pay an average of 133.34 a week for full-time holiday childcare for one child, a survey finds.

Global challenges
Businesses and researchers are brought together by Prince Charles to tackle global challenges.

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