The number of complaints about GCSE and A-level marking rose sharply this year, with a fifth of challenges leading to grade changes, says Ofqual.
Teenagers who are regular cannabis users are "impairing" their educational ability - but moderate use does not harm intelligence, say researchers.
Schools across the UK are being sent teaching resources on Ebola, by the charity Action Aid, to help develop a better understanding of the disease.
The UK risks being "permanently divided" between rich and poor unless more is done to boost social mobility, says Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar.
The Boarding Schools Association has issued guidance on Ebola after some heads asked how to deal with students returning from affected countries.
Extra funding designed to boost sport in primary schools could be used to tackle childhood obesity, says Ofsted.
Groups offering mental health support to children and young people will be able to apply for government top-up grants, say ministers.
Two Strathclyde University students diagnosed with meningitis are said to be stable and showing signs of recovery in hospital.
Inspectors failed almost a third of further education colleges offering higher education courses that were checked this year.
Students at some universities are having to share single rooms, the BBC has learned.
Five-year-old boys lag behind girls in reading, writing and maths, official statistics suggest.
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