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- Most schools in England affected by strikes
More than half of schools restricted access or closed in England, government estimates suggest.
- Children's care system plan focuses on early support
The government's plan needs to go further and faster, the author of a major review into the system s…
- Strike is about more than pay, say teachers
As a strike gets under way in England and Wales, teachers explain why they are taking action.
- Teacher strikes: 'Deciding to close our school has been horrible'
Wales High School in Rotherham will be closing to most pupils when teachers strike over pay on Wedne…
- Children as young as nine exposed to pornography
The consumption of pornography is widespread among children, the children's commissioner says.
- NEU teacher strikes to go ahead after last-ditch talks fail
Talks between Education Secretary Gillian Keegan and union chiefs have proved "unproductive".
- Kate's early years campaign is her 'life's work'
Catherine, Princess of Wales' project to take early years more seriously will arrive in cinemas this…
- Childcare costs soar as providers feel the pinch
Prices increased across Britain over the last year due to funding pressures, a survey suggests.
- University: 'Dealing drugs was the only way I could afford degree'
Tyler had to pay higher rent deposits as he had no financial support from his estranged family.
- Mensa: What happens when 'child geniuses' grow up
After a four-year-old joins Mensa, we ask formerly gifted children about the expectations they faced…
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