BBC News - Family & Education
Young homeless blocked from renting, says report
Only one in five landlords would let to a young person who has been homeless, says report.
Primary school tables: Poor pupils won't catch up for 50 years
As primary school league tables are published, we reveal how long it will take for poor pupils to catch up.
Suffolk teacher jailed for having sex with two pupils
The judge said the defendant's text messages recorded his activities in "explicit detail".
'Racist' law society disbanded by University of Exeter
The Bracton Law Society at the University of Exeter has been disbanded following a major review.
With three D grades at A-level, 80% got university places
University admissions figures show this was a good year for students looking for places.
Teenage victims 'more likely to self-harm'
Schemes to stop adolescents becoming victims may lower the likelihood of them self-harming, a study says.
Young highly sceptical of social mobility
Many young adults think your social background gets you further in life than talent, a survey says.
Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse
Two leading chat apps also struggled with questions about drugs and bulimia.
Ethnic minority academics earn less than white colleagues
BBC analysis shows a 26% ethnic pay gap at some of the UK's best-known universities.
Oxbridge 'over-recruits from eight schools'
More Oxbridge places go to a handful of private schools than 3,000 state schools put together.
Grandparents 'key to tackling youth anxiety epidemic'
Childline founder says mental ill health epidemic is partly down to the fragmentation of the family.
YouTube deletes cheating videos after BBC investigation
Thousands of videos have been taken down by YouTube as a result of a BBC investigation into essay-writing adverts.
Breastfeeding and formula feeding mums share stories
From breastfeeding to formula, five mums tell us how they found their way - and shunned mum shaming,
New primary school data for England has been published by the government
League tables are the shop window of every school, and parents often use them to help choose schools for their children.
Actor Hugh Bonneville to help budding actors
Actor Hugh Bonneville wants to provide more opportunities for young people to pursue a career in acting.
Holocaust memorial: Ex-MPs discuss plans with schoolchildren
Schoolchildren: Holocaust memorial at Westminster could help MPs think about decisions.
The charity getting young people rowing
London Youth Rowing hopes to encourages young people to be active through the sport.
Student rent rises: A look around two very different student flats
Student accommodation prices are rising. Eleanor and Amy pay very different amounts for their rooms in Leeds.
Mexico missing students: New president creates truth commission
Mexico's new president creates a commission to investigate the 2014 Iguala disappearances.
Overseas students turn away from US
The Trump administration is blamed for a downturn in international students enrolling in the US.
Iraqi university rebuilds after IS 'dark age'
Mosul University is trying to recover from the trauma of war and occupation by the so-called Islamic State.
University 'not for people like us', thought prize winner
The winner of a big education prize grew up thinking poor families like his could not go to university.
Where do teachers get the most respect?
An international study looks at where teachers are held in the highest public esteem.
Do schools help or hinder social mobility?
"Meritocracy is the big promise of our democracies," says the OECD. But are education systems delivering?
Is democracy having a mid-life crisis?
The anxieties of Western democracies are more like a mid-life crisis than a revolution, says politics professor.
2018 'worst year for US school shootings'
There have been 113 people killed or injured in school shootings in the US during the year.
Parental leave: The good, the bad and the unexpected
Three parents share their very different experiences of staying home to look after their children.
Water bill 'too expensive' to flush toilet
A report on poverty says water bills are now the most common arrears for poorer families.
'Buddy Benches' making playtime less lonely
Buddy Benches are proving popular in Irish schools, with a mission to improve the lives of adults as well as children.
Domestic abuse: 'Children are the hidden victims'
A teenager who grew up in a family with domestic abuse explains the impact this has had on her.
'I was married and divorced in my 20s'
Three people explain how it feels to be a young divorcee in 2018?
Living with abuse
Government should press ahead with plans to define such behaviour as domestic abuse, say campaigners.
The letters that ended World War One
Phones and telegrams were in their infancy, so letters were key to negotiating an end to The Great War.
I'm not daydreaming Miss
Teachers are urged to spot the signs that a child might have epilepsy.
Stranger Danger
A new educational message designed to keep children safe from abduction is being piloted in the UK.
Leaving care: 'A spare room changed my life'
"When I tell people about my previous life you can see their jaws drop," says 18-year-old Chloe.
Does it matter what degree grade you get?
There might be twice as many first-class degrees - but how relevant is that to job-hunting students?
Universities: Is free speech under threat?
BBC Reality Check looks at whether universities have banned books, speakers or changed course content.