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State schools across England are ‘demanding money from parents’, claims British Humanist Association

Parents are reportedly being pressured to give money to budgets by at least 100 schools across England potentially in violation of the law, according to new research.












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Black academic claims he was denied university job over his plans to ‘put white hegemony under the microscope’

A black academic has claimed he was denied a permanent job at a British university because his plans to “put white hegemony under the microscope” were considered too much of a challenge to white-dominated academia.










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Students mastering basic maths and science could earn economy more than £2 trillion extra a year, study claims

The UK economy could rake in an extra £2.33 trillion a year if every student in the country mastered a basic level of skills in maths and science, according to a report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.










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Students banned from cannabis coffeeshops ‘more likely to pass exams,’ a Dutch study claims

Students who were banned from smoking legal cannabis in Dutch coffeeshops were found to be more likely to pass exams, specifically maths-based ones, according to researchers.










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Students banned from cannabis coffee shops ‘more likely to pass exams,’ a Dutch study claims

Students who were banned from smoking legal cannabis in Dutch coffeeshops were found to be more likely to pass exams, specifically maths-based ones, according to researchers.










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School children with more friends earn more as adults, study claims

Charm really does pay. Children who make lots of friends at school go on to earn higher salaries later in life, according to a new study which highlights the long-term financial benefits of being sociable.










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‘Sharp-elbowed’ parents gaining unfair share of school places, new book claims

Wealthy, “sharp-elbowed” middle-class parents are manipulating school admissions to win an unfair share of places at the best state schools for their children, according to a new book published tomorrow.









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Wiltshire council investigates claims that head teacher made students ‘call god and apologise’

Schoolchildren have been repeatedly humiliated by being forced to lie face down on the floor and listen to their head teacher pretending to telephone God to say they have been naughty, it has been claimed.









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Wiltshire council investigates claims that head teacher made students ‘call God and apologise’

Schoolchildren have been repeatedly humiliated by being forced to lie face down on the floor and listen to their head teacher pretending to telephone God to say they have been naughty, it has been claimed.



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Students ‘seriously under-challenged’ by the books they are given at school, study claims

Secondary school pupils are being  “seriously under-challenged” by the difficulty of the books they are given to read and teachers must do more to encourage students to read demanding literature, according to a study.









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