BBC News - Family & Education
Wealthy students tighten grip on university places
Figures show the gap between poor and wealthy students going to university continues to widen.
Greening pledges £23m to help poor pupils with talent
The education secretary wants to stop clever children in poor areas from missing out on their potential.
Prof Mary Beard backs school Classics funding appeal
High Storrs School wants to raise £100,000 to subsidise Latin and Classics classes for students.
Vice chancellors' pay: Universities to agree new code
University leaders have agreed to a new code on senior pay, which will be published in the next few weeks.
Ofsted warns schools against 'disadvantage one-upmanship'
Amanda Spielman says disadvantaged pupils should not become an excuse for schools not to improve.
Spurs player in global teacher prize shortlist
A PE teacher, who plays for Spurs, is shortlisted in a competition to find the world's best teacher.
Peppa Pig's GP visits copied by fans, says doctor
There are concerns the Pig family's inappropriate doctor calls encourage people to behave similarly.
Curbing university bosses' pay 'won't solve funding crisis'
Some university bosses' pay is hard to stomach - but cash crisis goes wider, says NUS.
'Monster' fatberg to go on display in museum
A slice of a monster fatberg, clogging up London's sewers, is going on display in a museum.
'He should have a happy ending now'
Max Olivares has a rare heart and lung condition, which requires a complex transplant operation.
Why schools close for a snow day: A head teacher explains
Thousands of schools closed on Monday - but how tough a decision was it after heavy snowfalls?
The children whose gaming turns to gambling
Skin betting websites let players gamble with virtual items from online games as currency.
What not to say to men who can’t have kids
Opening up about male infertility.
Global education rankings to measure tolerance
The next international Pisa tests are going to compare how well young people understand other cultures.
Egyptian mummy's secrets revealed at hi-tech laboratory
An intact mummy, excavated a century ago, is the first to be scanned by an advanced X-ray system.
The nursery in Amsterdam's red light district
A nursery is kept open to help local families to stay in inner-city Amsterdam
Why does snow close so many schools?
Hundreds of schools have closed across England and Wales because of snow. How are such decisions made?
'My double life going to work from a homeless hostel'
As the number of homeless children hits a 10-year-high, a mother and daughter tell of their double life.
Streaming pupils
Research suggests school starters are being increasingly grouped by ability - but is this a good thing?
2:1 degree to zero-hours
How young single mothers are squeezed out of the graduate jobs market.
'My entire existence is a lie'
One man says the revelation split his family, while a woman says she is now closer to her mother because of it.
'They called me names like Scarface, Joker, Buttface'
The family hoping the new film Wonder will challenge preconceptions about facial disfigurement.
Automated checkouts 'miserable' for the old
"Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity says.
When I look into my son's eyes I see the man who raped me
Catherine became pregnant after being raped, but she decided to give birth to the child.
Bi the way
Cardiff University's vice chancellor explains why he wanted to speak out about his sexuality.
The worst bullies: 'My friends called me Ugly Betty'
Bullying by friends is 'really harmful and teachers should take it more seriously', says a victim.
Eviction threat over complaints about crying baby
A family renting in London are threatened with eviction after complaints over a crying baby.
Obese and bullied
British boxer Lawrence Okolie visits his former school as part of anti-bullying week, as he reflects on how he was bullied for his weight, made changes to his lifestyle and overcame confidence issues.
Degrees of value
Huge numbers of young people are making a big decision about university - and their future income.
Men's refuge
A man who fled his abusive marriage speaks about how an under-threat refuge helped him.
Sexual harassment
Sex scandals spanning Hollywood, Parliament and far beyond have exposed a possible gap in UK law.
Fake news
Universities launch free courses on how to spot fake news for Trump election anniversary.
'Separated from my siblings'
The Education Committee speaks to children in care as part of its inquiry into fostering.
Modern slums
Broke Britain: families are being squeezed into one-room flats in potentially dangerous conditions.
How fear puts girls off PE
Girls are half as likely as boys to be physically active - and lack of confidence is to blame.
'Privilege to have a child trust you to share their story'
What's it like being a Childline volunteer?
University admissions
UCAS and Which? University's tips on how to convince admissions tutors to offer you a place.
Does Cambridge University need to widen a 'whitewashed' reading list?
Some Cambridge University students don't want to just study books by white authors - but who should be on their reading list?
The children in care left without a school place
How some youngsters who are taken into care can be left out of the classroom.
'We couldn't get our adopted son to school'
When Evelyn and Tony adopted Ryan at the age of seven, his special needs were not immediately apparent.
Transgender girl says it was change sex or die
Ellen - one of the first primary school children to transition in the UK - lets readers into her inner world.
I was an idiot, says excluded boy looking back
With 35 pupils being excluded every day, Ben tells how he went from an ugly statistic to reformed character.
Girls go along with sex acts, says teacher
One young secondary school teacher is shocked by the stories she hears.
'I didn't say no, but I regret that'
A 24-year-old teacher's account of teenage sexual activity prompts many to share their concerns.
'School's dead, it's the same lessons every day'
Why do pupils not attend school? BBC Stories has taken to the streets to find out.
The school for bullied and traumatised children
What do you do if you're so badly bullied you have to leave school? Some children come to a place like this.
The teachers who pay cash to keep their pupils in school
Pupils being absent from school is an ongoing problem, this school is trying to change that.
I should be home-schooled, but I spent 10 months on Xbox
After Mohammed was excluded for bad behaviour, he was home-schooled - but it didn't work out.
School attendance and absence: The facts
Why do pupils not attend school? BBC Stories has been finding out.