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    Hundreds of pupils missing from registers in Tower Hamlets and Birmingham schools – with fears they could fall prey to ‘extremist ideologies’

    Hundreds of pupils have disappeared from school registers in Birmingham and Tower Hamlets in east London – potentially placing them at risk of falling prey to extremist ideologies.












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    Successful schools could plummet down league tables after old-style GCSEs banned from rankings

    Successful schools could plummet down the Government league tables after Education Secretary Nicky Morgan banned old-style GCSEs from the rankings in an unexpected U-turn.












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    Headteacher warns pupils could be expelled if they go on holiday in term time

    A headteacher has sent a newsletter to parents warning pupils who go on holiday during term time could be expelled.












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    Student tuition fees could rise again, warns former Universities Minister David Willetts

    A warning that student fees could rise again was delivered by former Universities Minister David Willetts as he insisted the ceiling of £9,000 a year could not be held indefinitely.










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    ‘High-stakes achievement culture’ in schools could explain rise in teenage mental illness, says headteachers’ leader

    The “high-stakes achievement culture” in schools could be one of the reasons for the increase in teenage mental illness, according to a headteachers’ leader.










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    Bahar Mustafa: Goldsmiths Students’ Union diversity officer ‘could lose job’ after being accused by students of racism against white men

    The diversity officer for Goldsmiths University in London is caught up in a racism row that now has students signing a petition for her to be removed from her job.










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    Bahar Mustafa: Goldsmiths University diversity officer ‘could lose job’ after being accused by students of racism against white men

    The diversity officer for Goldsmiths University in London is caught up in a racism row that now has students signing a petition for her to be removed from her job.










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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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    Pupils aged as young as 10 fear SATs exam failure could ruin their lives

    Children as young as 10 worry that doing badly in their school SATs tests could set them up for failure in their lives, new research shows.










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    Early interventions to stop young people going off the rails could save £1.7bn a year, say leading charities

    Staging early interventions to stop young people going off the rails and getting into serious difficulties could save £1.7bn a year, a coalition of more than 50 leading charities say.










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