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Unmarried mother Siobhan McLaughlin wins Supreme Court benefit case

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 18:03
Siobhan McLaughlin argued she should get the benefits denied to her after the death of her partner of 23 years.
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Dentists say fines deterring poor patients

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 17:47
Dentists say a fear of unfair fines is causing a sharp fall in low-income families receiving treatment.
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Emails while commuting 'should count as work'

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 00:54
Wider access to wi-fi on trains and the use of mobile phones has extended the working day, a study says.
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England's schools face 'severe' teacher shortage

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 00:46
A lack of of specialists in maths and science is worse in poorer areas of England, a study claims.
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Bereavement allowance: Widowed mum on why her kids are penalised

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 00:24
Sarah Cripps is not entitled to bereavement benefits because she was not married to her partner.
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Leicestershire school bus no show in start date mix up

BBC News - Education & Family - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 00:03
Primary school children were left stranded when a bus company had not realised term had started.
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Jamel Myles' mother: 'I blame myself for my son's suicide'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 14:20
Leia Pierce says her nine-year-old son Jamel killed himself because of homophobic bullying.
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Fewer families where no-one working

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 14:14
The proportion of households where no-one is working is at its lowest point for more than 20 years.
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Exam result details now obtainable for free under GDPR

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 13:14
The new rights cover this summer's exams but could cause "problems" for exam bodies, one expert says.
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Fifth of 14-year-old girls in UK 'have self-harmed'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 09:51
Stereotypes around gender and worries about looks contribute to children's unhappiness, a report says.
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'Rewards don't improve school attendance'

BBC News - Education & Family - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 02:12
Harvard researchers find that rewards for good attendance do not reduce absenteeism.
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Gordon Ramsay offers apprenticeship to college 'snub' teen

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 21:59
Gordon Ramsay brands a college "disgusting" after claims an aspiring chef was told he was too short.
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Air pollution may harm cognitive intelligence, study says

BBC News - Education & Family - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 09:20
Chronic exposure to toxic air has a bigger negative impact on older men, a new study in China suggests.
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