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Universities 'in dark' over student mental health needs
A former health minister wants universities to be bound by law to meet students' mental-health needs.

Facebook removes altered Conservative advertisement
The Tories "misused" the platform when they changed the headline on a BBC News story, the company says.

Father and daughter guilty of running illegal school
The second prosecution of an illegal and unregistered school in England ends in a guilty finding.

11-Plus exam questions 'impossible to answer'
An answer sheet for a multiple choice exam "did not reflect" the questions, the test's provider says.

The women who end up homeless after fleeing violence
The plight of thousands of women who flee domestic abuse and end up homeless is highlighted in a report.

Oxford top of global university rankings
UK university leads global league table, but there are warnings of German universities catching up.

Off to 'big school'? Some pupils need extra support, says Ofsted
Ofsted suggests pupils who may misbehave when they get to secondary should be identified and supported.

When truth trumped propaganda in wartime
Intelligence reports show what the public were really saying during World War Two.

'I almost regret coming to the UK to study'
Overseas students can now stay in the UK for two years after graduating but not everyone benefits.

Why gay dads worry about starting primary school
Most Britons support primary school teachers talking positively about LGBT families, a survey suggests.

Back to school: Why does the academic year start in September?
Children across England go back to school this week but why does the academic year start in September?

Should the back-to-school question be avoided?
Teachers and former students debate whether you should ask children what they did during the summer.

'Don't get drunk' Boris Johnson tells school children
The prime minister gave out the advice while taking questions on Brexit.

World Afro Day: Kids' takeover for Big Hair Assembly
Children around the world are being educated about afro hair ahead of World Afro Day.

The teacher getting child workers back to school
Rani Bhati is a teacher getting children who have left school back into mainstream education.

Should kids be tested on their times tables?
Many head teachers think that new mathematics tests for primary school children should be scrapped.

Playing hide and seek with books
'Look for a Book' Scotland has launched a national book hunt to encourage children to love reading.

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