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Harvard University 'discriminates against Asian-Americans'

BBC News - Education & Family - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:05
The prestigious US university denies the claim that it prefers white, black and Hispanic applicants.
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The youngster challenging children's perceptions of disability

BBC News - Education & Family - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 00:01
Paddy and his mum visit schools to help challenge children's perceptions of disability.
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Parent apologises to teacher for Facebook abuse

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:26
County Tyrone teacher Roisin Corr was the subject of "derogatory comments" from a pupil's parent.
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Five generations 'before poor reach average pay'

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:19
Inequality in earnings is getting worse and social mobility is frozen, an OECD report says.
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Universal Credit 'could cost more than current benefits system'

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:20
Some claimants have waited eight months for payment - but there's no way back, says audit report.
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Degree pay premium

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:34
Find out which courses and which universities can boost earnings after graduation.
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Maidenhead school asks parents to buy toilet roll

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:02
The school in Theresa May's constituency said it had lost £70,000 in government funding cuts.
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Teenagers 'let down over degree choices'

BBC News - Education & Family - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 03:02
It is "deeply concerning" that students in England don't have the advice needed to make informed decisions, say MPs.
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Don't be afraid to take phones off teens, says Eton head

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 19:19
There are times when it's OK to take devices away, says Eton head Simon Henderson.
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'Easier to take child into care than get support'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:22
Care orders are easier to get than support for struggling families, says top judge.
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Fake news harms children's self-esteem and trust, say MPs

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:24
Children with poor literacy skills struggle most to tell which stories are false, says a report.
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'There were a lot of strangers around - I didn't feel safe'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:23
More must be done to stop children being housed in bed and breakfasts and temporary accommodation, says a report.
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Hidden writing

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:28
Cutting-edge tech is examining ancient manuscripts for earlier texts written below the surface.
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Half children's services money 'spent on 73,000 in care'

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:40
Analysis reveals half of England's £8.6bn children's services budget is spent on 73,000 young people.
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Modern students 'prefer work to drugs'

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:39
Students are more likely to want a tougher line against drugs on campus, say researchers.
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Stephen Hawking fellowships set up for 50 students

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 14:42
Financial help will be given to "exceptional" graduates in maths, physics and computer sciences.
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Police detective entry system targets graduates

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 14:32
A government-backed training scheme aims to turn students into police detectives in three months.
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Student loans 'heading for trillion pounds'

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:43
Students and taxpayers are being ripped off by tuition fees, says a parliamentary committee.
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Adoption and care rates higher in some areas

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 04:58
Research reveals how children in some areas are 12 times more likely to be removed and adopted.
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Newcastle pyjama rave aims to get more kids reading

BBC News - Education & Family - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 00:51
A centre in Newcastle has put on a 'pyjama rave' - so people can rave with their babies.
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