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Teachers to grade students for cancelled exams
Teachers' predictions will be used for grades in exams stopped by the coronavirus outbreak.

BBC offers biggest online education push 'in its history'
Schoolchildren will be offered online videos, quizzes, podcasts and articles on core subjects.

Coronavirus: Worst-hit communities to receive charity boost
A trust set up after the Grenfell fire aims to raise millions for the communities worst-hit by the virus.

Coronavirus: Big Issue sellers struggle for cash in lockdown
With street sales banned, the homeless magazine's sellers have lost their income.

Coronavirus: Special needs parents in 'survival mode'
Tim Clarke, whose daughter Molly has complex needs, describes the impact of lockdown on his family.

Coronavirus: Free school meals children to get food vouchers
Ministers say the vouchers could be available to families in England as early as Tuesday afternoon.

Lack of childcare 'forcing key workers to stay home'
As many childcare providers close their doors, key workers with young children tell the BBC they are "stuck".

University admissions could face emergency controls
Universities are considering fixed limits on student numbers amid financial worries over admissions.

English teacher's Facebook lessons an 'overwhelming' success
Holly King-Mand has gathered thousands of followers after starting her Facebook lessons on Monday.

Coronavirus: Children can visit separated parents during restrictions
After one minister airs confusing advice, parents give their verdict on visiting under coronavirus.

Head's virus death and lockdown hit schools like 'bombshell'
Head teachers in England seek clearer safety advice after virus death and lockdown announcement.

Coronavirus: Minecraft offers free lessons to children
The 12 digital lessons will be available to download until the end of June.

Unis must stop unconditional offers in virus confusion
Universities warned not to put pressure on anxious applicants after A-levels cancelled.

Coronavirus: Parents heed calls not to send children to school
Head teachers say parents have respected calls only to send children to school as a last option.

Coronavirus: So how did day one of homeschooling go?
As schools closed, millions of parents became instant homeschoolers. What happened on day one?

Which children are still going to school?
As schools close their doors across the UK, we look at what will happen next.

Coronavirus: The school of Mum and Dad
There are plenty of online resources to help children keep learning while schools are closed.

Coronavirus: How can you still celebrate Mother's Day?
With scores of people self-isolating, how can people celebrate this Mother's Day?

Coronavirus: How to help kids cope with life without school
Schools are closing because of coronavirus, leaving families wondering how to keep children happy.

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