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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.

Pinner school faces closure after chalk mine discovery
Geological surveys have found the ground beneath the Pinner Wood School is unstable.

Doncaster primary school investigates pupil's walkout
The school apologised after the child was found an hour later more than two miles (3.2km) away.

Warning over segregation in England's schools
Thousands of state schools in England are segregated along ethnic or social grounds, research finds.

Scottish heads to get 3.5m support scheme
Head teachers are to be offered a new package of training support as part of a 3.5m Scottish government scheme.

School governors point to 'diabolical' budget squeeze
School governors label budget squeeze 'diabolical', as new funding formula is considered in England.

Teachers' unions merge to make super-union
The merged NUT and ATL will be called the National Education Union and will have nearly 500,000 members.

PMQs: May gets personal with Corbyn over grammar schools
Theresa May attacks Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for sending his son to a grammar school.

Heads increase pressure over school funding
Head teachers from 3,000 schools in England write to the government over schools' funding squeeze.

School funding: Fundraising to keep schools running
The BBC's spoke to two schools, in two different areas, to find out how they are going to cope with budget squeezes.

Everton Football Club's free school for troubled kids
It's the only school run by a Premier League football club.

'I gave up work to take disabled son to school'
Leanna Forse had to give up her job because she couldn't afford to pay for her son , who has special needs, to get to school in a taxi.

Head teacher retains powerlifting title
A primary school head teacher has retained a British powerlifting champion title for the third year running.

School defends 'body shaming' prom dress rules
An American school defends putting out a prom dress code which has been seen as body shaming pupils.

Don't forget us, says Chibok schoolgirl as third year of captivity approaches
A schoolgirl who escaped abduction by Boko Haram calls for the rescue of classmates still in captivity.

Who lost the most marks when cheating was stopped?
When Romania stopped cheating in its exams, it revealed the scale of the social gap in its school system.

Why high-flying Singapore wants more than grades
Singapore the top ranking country in education tests now wants to put more emphasis on well-being.

Opening hearing?
Many judgements from courts in England and Wales are still not being made public.

Everton Free School
Everton Free School is the first school run by a Premier League club. It is expensive but is it worth it?

'Shocking' cut
School in one of Leicestershire's poorest areas spells out how cuts could bite.

Arts versus sciences
Is there enough support for students training in performing arts or is all the emphasis on STEM subjects?

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