The latest stories from the Education & Family section of the BBC News web site.
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Ministers say agreements reached with internet firms will lead to a "fundamental change" in how images of child abuse are dealt with online.
Confusion over an A-level maths paper set by exam board Edexcel is completely unacceptable, says the chair of the education select committee, Graham Stuart.
Parents and staff from Parentzone explain how they would like to make the internet safer for children.
The 22 education services running schools in Wales should be cut by a third, a review recommends.
Methodist College students report on the reaction to a speech about the future of Northern Ireland made by their schoolmate Hannah in front of an audience including President Obama and the First Lady.
A group of Warwick students occupy university buildings in protest at the £42,000 pay rise for its vice-chancellor.
Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai is to lead calls for education to become a top priority.
Nearly half the titles read by children in a national reading competition were consumed online, according to the charity Booktrust.
A study from the University of Oxford reveals widespread cruelty and exploitation in the treatment of child actors in Elizabethan theatres.
Labour would keep open existing free schools but would not open any more, says Stephen Twigg. He also says all state schools in England should have the independence given to academies.
A charity calls for British Sign Language to count as a modern foreign language at GCSE.
A report on social mobility claims the UK's leading universities have become less socially representative in the past decade, not more.
A £50m project to attract world-class scientists to Wales makes its first appointment - a leading stem cell researcher looking at diseases of the nervous system.
Dozens of groups aiming to open free schools next year are meeting to get tips from pioneers of the movement, the West London Free School.
Hard-working fathers are cutting their long working hours, while mothers are working more, researchers say.
Five head teachers have been knighted or made dames in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
A second grammar school is consulting on opening an annexe in Sevenoaks after a campaign by parents to expand selective provision in Kent.
The loss of an A-level exam paper in Amsterdam has led to calls for a free re-sit from students who sat the replacement paper.
Parents should be able to exercise their right to a later school start for their summer-born children.
Journalist and education activist Fiona Millar called for a full English baccalaureate as she claimed Michael Gove's plans to reform GCSEs were "just tinkering with a redundant system".