The latest stories from the Education & Family section of the BBC News web site.
Head teachers cannot and will not endure another year of the "chaos" that has raged in England's primary schools, the National Association of Head Teachers' conference hears.
Head teachers threaten industrial action over plans to force all state schools in England to become academies, after heckling the education secretary at their conference.
New national tests to be sat by 11-year-olds in England have been made too hard, say head teachers.
Some parents are banned from entering a Kent school without a pre-booked appointment after staff are verbally abused.
A number of the 17 Edinburgh schools closed on safety grounds are unlikely to reopen until the new school year in August, BBC Scotland learns.
Children in care have more mental health problems but too often miss out on treatment, say MPs.
Too many university applicants realise too late they picked the wrong school subjects at 16, says the consumer group Which?
University graduates in England face higher debts on graduation than their peers in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the Sutton Trust says.
A report claiming a Market Rasen nursery was failing to teach toddlers about cultural diversity has been withdrawn by Ofsted.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan offered MPs no compromises over controversial plans to force all of England's schools to become academies.
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw warns gender segregation is still taking place among teachers in Muslim independent schools.
Thousands of parents in England plan to keep their children off school for a day next week in protest at tough new national tests, campaigners say.
Two Indian students accused of sedition for helping organise a protest at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University are suspended from campus.
MPs vote against an attempt to force the government to allow 3,000 unaccompanied child refugees into the UK from Europe.
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Head teachers are to discuss whether parents in England should be allowed to take their children out of religious education classes, on the grounds that it undermines the teaching of "British values".
Sally Bates, head of Wadsworth Fields Primary School and James Bowen, from the NAHT, give their opinions on mass academisation and testing.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has been heckled at the National Association of Head Teachers' conference in Birmingham.
The testing regime for primary schools in England is in chaos and distracting to pupils, says the National Association of Head Teachers.
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