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Imprisoned suffragette letter discovered
A previously unknown letter gives a first-hand account from the first suffragette to be jailed.

Universities warned over potentially misleading claims
A consumer group has challenged universities over the claims they make to attract students.

'1bn in unpalatable county council cuts' ahead in England
Councils bosses warn some authorities may have to be stripped back to the minimum to save money.

Three in four London students 'from ethnic minorities by 2030'
Students from London will become a 'hyper-diverse' population in the next decade.

More fake diploma claims for Spanish university
A Madrid university allegedly granted fake law diplomas to hundreds of Italian nationals.

'Sexist, unsafe' world experienced by young girls
A Girlguiding UK survey of girls and young women reveals many do not feel safe outside their homes.

MSPs call for 'halt' to primary tests
Opposition parties inflict a defeat on the Scottish government over assessments for five-year-olds.

Cleaner enjoys holiday paid for by Bristol university students
Bristol university students raised 1,500 so Herman Gordon and his wife could visit Jamaica.

School open days: Eight things to look for
Glossy prospectuses and slick open evenings, but what should I look for when visiting secondary schools?

Ofsted admits adding to 'teach-to-the-test' mentality
Ofsted boss says the watchdog has not put enough emphasis on a rich and broad curriculum in England.

Educating Greater Manchester head Drew Povey resigns
Drew Povey, of Harrop Fold School, starred in Channel 4's Educating Greater Manchester.

Further education college finances face double whammy
Amid growing concern about financial bailouts, new analysis reveals the dire state of college budgets.

Students blamed for university and college cyber-attacks
University cyber-attacks might often be caused by students rather than hacking groups.

Mothers want action over sexual assaults at school
Two mothers whose children were attacked at school are calling for changes to prevent similar assaults

Mental health services 'let down children'
The Scottish government admits there are "unacceptable" problems with mental health services for the country's young people.

Periods 'keeping girls out of school'
Some 350,000 girls say they have missed school at some point because of being on their period, research from YouGov suggests.

Grenfell: Back to the school
15 months after Grenfell, the school below the tower reopens its doors - what's it like to return?

Parental alienation: 'Not seeing my children is a living hell'
Social workers who look after children's interests in the family courts are being given new guidelines to help in cases where a child refuses to see a parent.

How does being thrown out of school feel?
Annie-Leigh, 16, explains how she was able to recover after being kicked out of school.

The chef using 60,000-year-old recipes
A top chef says his awards are owed to learning skills from indigenous Australian recipes and ingredients.

Which universities will really impress the boss?
Which is the best university name in the world to put on a job application?

Going back to school in a war zone
The challenges of a new school year in countries facing war and millions of refugees.

'Rewards don't improve school attendance'
Harvard researchers find that rewards for good attendance do not reduce absenteeism.

Cricket stumps sexism in India's schools
Cricket and dance are being combined in a project challenging gender stereotypes in rural India

School where refugees are the teachers
An online school wants to make better use of the language skills of refugees and to help them integrate.

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