Private schools have done too little for too long

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 22:00
Under a Labour government, the independent sector will work for the common good or lose its tax breaks Continue reading...
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Review into school sex ed rape case

BBC - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 21:21
A council review is launched after a 13-year-old boy raped a classmate following a sex education lesson at school in Gwynedd.
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Lincoln University president stands down after ill-judged rape remarks

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 20:46

Historically black institution in Pennsylvania accepts resignation of Robert Jennings after parents said he appeared to be blaming women for rape

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Parents leaving late 'add to school run dangers'

Telegraph - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 20:37
Robert Goodwill, the transport minister, suggests 'racing' parents and bigger cars are putting children at risk
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Teacher 'taped pupil to chair'

BBC - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 20:14
A teacher and a classroom assistant taped a seven-year-old pupil to a chair during a five-month campaign of bullying, a court hears.
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Hunger Games: the cross-country version

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 18:40
Watching my daughter and her rivals plough up and down a wintry West Yorkshire quagmire makes you think it really could be good for the soul Continue reading...
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Custard pie moment

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 18:00
Sticky situation with one mum and dad at parents' evening Continue reading...
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'Abuse risk' for 132 city children

BBC - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 17:01
At least 132 Birmingham children are suffering or are vulnerable to child sexual exploitation, a report shows.
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Calling budding Olympians: state school to pick pupils on rowing ability

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 16:36
Mossbourne academy in Hackney believed to be first UK state school to use rowing prowess as an admissions criterion Continue reading...
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Teacher and assistant 'singled out and bullied seven-year-old girl at school'

Telegraph - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 16:09
Rachael Regan, 43, and Deborah McDonald, 41, are accused of shutting her in a storeroom, tying her shoes on with string and goading her with a biscuit






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Twice as many teachers banned this year for misusing social media

The Independent - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 15:39

The number of teachers barred for the profession for inappropriate use of social media has more than doubled in the past year.








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English school system 'unforgiving'

BBC - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 14:58
A top girls' schools leader says England's children are being taught in an "unforgiving system" with "no real second chances".
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The education team at the Guardian

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 14:40

Whom to contact and how

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Students: what should you do if you hate your course?

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 14:06

There’s a lot I dislike about my degree and many students hate theirs. Here are some options if you feel the same

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Rise of Twitter and Facebook 'makes it impossible for parents to send naughty children to their bedroom'

Telegraph - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 13:38
Alice Phillips, the president of the Girls' Schools Association, says that social media is damaging the relationship that parents have with their children






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Oxford and Cambridge need colleges exclusively for state school pupils

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 13:30
We’ve had women-only colleges. If Oxbridge is serious about tackling inequality, state school colleges are the logical next step Continue reading...
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Multiple partners at university 'threatens academic results'

Telegraph - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 13:11
According to a survey, 36 per cent of those who fail their degree admit to numerous relationships in their final year - compared with 12 per cent of those who get a first






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Divorce 'damages children's GCSEs'

BBC - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 12:55
A survey from family lawyers says family break-up can damage GCSE and A-level results and children's health.
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Your love of language – in pictures

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 11:32

In our recent Witness assignment we asked you to share a picture of an everyday item and tell us what it is called in your home language. From ‘cup’ in Welsh to ‘love’ in Bulgarian, we had almost 100 submissions from across Europe and beyond. Here’s a few of our favourites

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Should parents attend university open days?

The Guardian Unlimited - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:23

When it comes to open days, many universities run talks aimed at parents. But students don’t always want them there

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