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Sats for seven-year-olds set to be scrapped
The death knell is sounded for Sats for seven-year-olds in England's schools.
Untalented rich still earn more, says Greening
Social mobility remains an elusive ambition, says the education secretary.
Oxford University puts up more portraits of women
The identities of 20 new "diverse" portraits, rather than "dead white men", are revealed by Oxford University.
Crowborough primary school in toilet rolls plea
St John's Primary School's head says it faces "real financial pressures" because of budget cuts.
Cash cuts 'threaten school standards', say MPs
MPs say a school funding crisis in England must be tackled as a "matter of urgency".
Hungary university backed by Soros 'is facing closure'
The Hungary-born philanthropist's university says planned new laws will make it impossible to operate.
Teacher encouragement 'key' to university
Year 11s who receive encouragement are significantly more likely to go to university, a study has found.
Glasgow medical students to resit exam after 'collusion'
Final-year medical students at Glasgow University will have to resit an exam after evidence of "collusion" was uncovered.
Term-time holidays: Where most children were absent
Threats of ??120 fines did not put parents off as almost a million children missed school.
'Fake research' comes under scrutiny
The scale of "fake research" in the UK appears to have been underestimated, a BBC investigation suggests.
High cost credit products must be tackled, say Lords
The Financial Exclusion Committee says banks are failing the customers who need them the most.
Brazil teacher changes hairstyle to support bullied girl
"A boy had told my pupil her hair was ugly, and she was sad. I told her she was wonderful."
Prince George to attend Thomas's School in Battersea
The prince, who is four in July, will attend a preparatory school in south London from September.
Poor behaviour 'not taken seriously enough in schools'
Behaviour tsar Tom Bennett says the poor behaviour in schools has not been taken seriously enough.
Drop in teacher training recruits revealed
Head teachers' leaders say the reduction in numbers will deepen the teacher recruitment crisis.