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University applications could be after A-levels
Universities are reviewing whether to change the timetable for university admissions.

Primary school children 'should learn about FGM'
Experts fear that for some vulnerable girls, secondary school lessons on the issue will be too late.

Schools 'desperately need' cash injection, MPs say
Schools and colleges urgently need billions more in funding, a committee of MPs says.

Special needs 'breaking county council budgets'
County councils are warning growing demand for special needs support could mean statutory duties may not be met.

Birmingham's Jamia Islamia Islamic school books 'promoted extremism'
Inspectors said materials found in the library are "actively undermining fundamental British values".

Parents of sick and premature babies should get more leave - PM
Theresa May says "it's not fair" parents have to return to work before their baby leaves hospital.

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.

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.

New qualifications to boost teacher career progression
New teacher qualifications will support those who want to progress their careers in non-leadership roles.

'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.

Moon landings: Apollo 11 celebrated in Cambridge University maps
A rubbing of a Chinese star map dating from about 1190 is among the items on show.

Excluded from school: How boxing helps teenagers with ADHD
Excluded from mainstream school, these teenagers explain how boxing helps them channel their ADHD.

'We are a family - and an art collective'
What happened when two performance artists made their children equal partners in their work.

University applications 'dictated by train fares'
University open days are attracting tens of thousands. But the travel costs are too much for some families.

'I missed four weeks' school a year caring for my sick mum'
How one teenager went from being a young carer to a well-paid job in banking.

Love Islander Zara McDermott: Apprentice or university choice
Why did former Love Island contestant Zara McDermott choose an apprenticeship over university?

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.

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.

Improving kids? mental health with dogs, therapy and quiet classrooms
A London primary school has introduced innovative measures to improve pupils' mental wellbeing.

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).

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