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    British values ‘are more than pictures of the Queen,’ says shadow Education Secretary

    Schools should be more sophisticated about the way they teach British values, Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt said yesterday. Too many just rely on sticking up pictures of the Queen and double-decker buses in the school hall, he told the London Festival of Education conference in London.









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    One in three strippers ‘are students paying for their education’

    Nearly a third of women working in strip clubs are students, often from middle-class families, says a new study.


        








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    As many as a third of women strippers ‘are students trying to pay for their education’

    Nearly a third of women working in strip clubs are students, often from middle-class families, says a new study.


        








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    Schools in well-off areas ‘are failing’ poorer pupils – who get better exam results in deprived areas

    Schools in the most affluent parts of England are failing pupils from poor families, who are getting better exam results in deprived areas, the Government warns today.

        




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    London state schools ‘are best’

    London state schools have undergone a “startling turnaround and are now the best in England” according to a study by the Financial Times newspaper.
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    Core of pupils ‘are too unruly’

    Some pupils in England’s schools are too disruptive to fit into regular school life, the government’s adviser on behaviour, Charlie Taylor, tells MPs.
    BBC News – Education & Family

    Free schools ‘are waste of money’

    Opening free schools in areas where they are not needed is a “shameful” waste of taxpayers’ money, the leader of a head teachers’ union will say.
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    Living alone ‘are more depressed’

    Living alone can increase someone’s risk of depression by up to 80% compared to living in families, says a Finnish study.
    BBC News – Education & Family