The investigation into alleged inspection irregularities at three Norfolk schools will be reviewed by an "independent figure", says Ofsted.
The National Association of Head Teachers which represents 28,500 school leaders, has joined the Trades Union Congress.
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.
Universities and business leaders call for changes in student visa rules, but the immigration minister says their criticisms are based on "myths".
New data shows fewer teenagers got five good GCSEs, including English and maths, this year amid major changes to the exams system.
The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.
Graduates should pay their university a proportion of their future earnings rather than taking out loans, a report by a free-market think tank suggests.
A whistleblower tells the BBC hundreds of people at risk of sexual exploitation in Sheffield were let down by police.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has publicly contradicted the head of Ofsted over whether the watchdog has the right to inspect academy chains.
Pupils at a secondary school closed by a fire, are using online lessons in what is being claimed as the UK's biggest virtual school experiment.
Teachers in England are being asked to examine how they spend their working day, as Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg vows to cut down on "pointless paperwork".
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