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St Olave's Grammar School row head resigns
Aydin Önaç, head of St Olave's Grammar School in Orpington, will leave at Christmas.

Eviction threat over complaints about crying baby
A family renting in London are threatened with eviction after complaints over a crying baby.

Mistakes in benefits claims could cost up to £500m
Around 75,000 claimants were underpaid by mistakes made in assessing the main sickness benefit.

The worst bullies: 'My friends called me Ugly Betty'
Bullying by friends is 'really harmful and teachers should take it more seriously', says a victim.

Glitter banned by Dorset children's nursery chain
The art material is a "dangerous" microplastic which can enter the food chain, the nursery chain says.

Lawrence Okolie: Boxer talks being bullied at school, losing seven stone and building his confidence
British boxer Lawrence Okolie visits his former school as part of anti-bullying week, as he reflects on how he was bullied for his weight, made changes to his lifestyle and overcame confidence issues.

School counsellors needed to tackle self-harm 'epidemic', minister told
More school counsellors are needed to deal with a rise in emotional problems, the government is told.

School in Theresa May's constituency seeks £1 for pens
The school in Theresa May's constituency says donations would help it through a "funding crisis".

The Oxford University college fighting elitism
More than 90% of students admitted to Oxford's Mansfield College this year were from state schools. How was this achieved?

Flagship tax-free childcare scheme delayed
Ministers announce a delay to the government's tax-free childcare scheme.

Primary school children get elderly pen pals from local care homes
A primary school has teamed up with two local care homes to launch an inter-generational pen pal scheme.

Children join people with dementia in interactive light game
The game sees images projected on to a table that residents and children can interact with.

School children wear odd socks for anti-bullying awareness
The national campaign wants to empower children who feel odd or different.

Grieving mother's plea to teens after daughter's death
Harriet Nicol,16, from Billericay, Essex, took her life earlier this year.

From $50 in his pocket to $500,000 prize
University founder in Ghana wins major international education award.

'Free speech can beat extremism'
A survivor of the attack by Anders Breivik wants to tackle extremism by letting young people talk rather than shutting down debates.

What next for Mexicans returned from US?
Mexico needs urgent job opportunities for thousands of young returned migrants from the US.

Degrees of value
Huge numbers of young people are making a big decision about university - and their future income.

Sexual harassment
Sex scandals spanning Hollywood, Parliament and far beyond have exposed a possible gap in UK law.

Fake news
Universities launch free courses on how to spot fake news for Trump election anniversary.

'Separated from my siblings'
The Education Committee speaks to children in care as part of its inquiry into fostering.

Modern slums
Broke Britain: families are being squeezed into one-room flats in potentially dangerous conditions.

How fear puts girls off PE
Girls are half as likely as boys to be physically active - and lack of confidence is to blame.

'Privilege to have a child trust you to share their story'
What's it like being a Childline volunteer?

University admissions
UCAS and Which? University's tips on how to convince admissions tutors to offer you a place.

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