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Police probe 'inappropriate pupil restraint' at school

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 17:08
Footage had emerged of staff using "inappropriate restraint techniques" at Clydeview School in Motherwell.
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Parkfield School LGBT lessons 'not axed' despite protests

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:47
Parents who have protested outside the Birmingham school say the lessons are "toxic" and "disgusting".
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Birmingham LGBT row: Parkfield School protests resume

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 18:01
Protesters call for Parkfield school's head teacher to resign alleging "she cannot keep her word".
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Dr Jordan Peterson: Cambridge University fellowship rescinded

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:20
Dr Jordan Peterson's views on gender and race have been the subject of much criticism.
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School holiday fines: Parents hit by penalties rise 93%

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:08
Nearly 223,000 fines were issued to parents in 2017-18 as schools clamped down on unauthorised absence.
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Every school 'needs dog as stress-buster'

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:23
Bringing pets into school can be the simplest but most effective stress-buster, says Sir Anthony Seldon.
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Bristol nursery locks toys away for a month

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:51
The toys have been replaced toys with cardboard, tins and train tickets in an attempt to encourage play.
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Oxford teenager: 'I live in fear of knives'

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 08:52
Teenagers tell of their first-hand knowledge of deadly crime.
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Campaigners say they want Birmingham LGBT teaching abolished

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 04:23
A lead campaigner against LGBT lessons in Birmingham schools says morally, homosexuality is not "a valid sexual relationship".
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The 'controlled chaos' of raising sextuplets

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:22
We spoke to families with quintuplets and sextuplets to find out what it's like to raise multiple babies at once.
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Harassment: 'I felt enraged by drunken train behaviour'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:33
Children's commissioner Sally Holland opens up on the "crude" behaviour she was subjected to.
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Is the pressure on school standards fuelling knife crime?

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:49
School exclusions and knife crime are both on the rise in England, but are the two actually linked?
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Brexit: The choice facing British citizens living in Germany

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 03:49
What Brexit, freedom of movement and citizenship mean to three people living in Berlin.
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PayPal urged to block essay firm cheats

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 02:11
Ministers call for payments companies to block essay writing firms, in a bid to beat university cheats.
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The good things about ADHD: 'It's my superpower'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 00:25
ADHD can sometimes be portrayed quite negatively, so an ADHD parents' support group asked us to make a film looking at some of the good things about it.
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Stillborn baby's parents help others with memory blankets

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 00:01
Mike and Trish White came up with the idea for the blankets after losing two babies in two years.
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Lawsuit as unvaccinated teen banned by US school in outbreak

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 21:32
The 18-year-old is excluded as dozens of students at the Kentucky high school caught chickenpox.
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LGBT lessons row: More Birmingham schools stop classes

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 17:06
The move comes as a campaigner says some members of Birmingham's Muslim community feel "victimised".
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'We're not problems,' Send youngsters tell MPs

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:54
Seven young people with special needs tell MPs how the education system can better support people like them.
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Fund to boost female and black physicist numbers

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 08:50
Astrophysics star launches a scheme to help female and black students to become researchers.
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