A Glasgow University study reveals it benefited to the tune of tens of millions of pounds from racial slavery. The GCSE pass rate and top grades edge up slightly, despite concerns about exam difficulty. Office blocks are also being used to house families as 210,000 children are estimated to be homeless. The teen's parents are suing a Texas school district for using a black Sharpie to colour his scalp. University admissions service says the top grade in a T-level qualification will be worth 168 Ucas points. Lucie's new school uniform is on the dishevelled side by the end of the five-year-old's first day. Catherine Sezen, of the Association of Colleges, and Samrita Hayer, of the National Careers Service, offer advice. As teenagers receive their GCSE results, BBC News explains the new 9-1 grading structure in England. At 16, teenagers face a number of training or education choices - but how have these decisions changed over time?

BBC Education news at Sat, 24 Aug 2019 16:28:42 GMT

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Glasgow University's 'bold' move to pay back slave trade profits

A Glasgow University study reveals it benefited to the tune of tens of millions of pounds from racial slavery.more..

GCSE results: Pass rates and top grades edge upwards

The GCSE pass rate and top grades edge up slightly, despite concerns about exam difficulty.more..

Shipping containers used to house homeless children

Office blocks are also being used to house families as 210,000 children are estimated to be homeless.more..

Texas school district sued for colouring in teen's hair

The teen's parents are suing a Texas school district for using a black Sharpie to colour his scalp.more..

T-level study to be worth three A-levels

University admissions service says the top grade in a T-level qualification will be worth 168 Ucas points.more..

First day at school: Mum's before-and-after photos of daughter go viral

Lucie's new school uniform is on the dishevelled side by the end of the five-year-old's first day.more..

GCSEs not gone to plan? Our experts offer advice

Catherine Sezen, of the Association of Colleges, and Samrita Hayer, of the National Careers Service, offer advice.more..

GCSEs 2019: Where are we at with new grades 9-1?

As teenagers receive their GCSE results, BBC News explains the new 9-1 grading structure in England.more..

10 charts on what happens after GCSEs

At 16, teenagers face a number of training or education choices - but how have these decisions changed over time?more..