The findings will reassure parents concerned that their children could lose out

Foreign pupils don't harm grades of English speakers

Findings will reassure parents

The secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain Dr Shuja Shafi (centre) told head teachers that Muslims are still happy to sign up

Muslim leader: 'Teaching British values in schools creates atmosphere of suspicion'

Dr Shuja Shafi told head teachers that Muslims are still happy to sign up

Despite millions of pounds of government money, the gap in performance between poor and better-off pupils has increased

School league tables reveal gap between rich and poor pupils has increased by 7 per cent

Inequality now stands at 27 percentage points

The number of secondary schools failing to reach government minimum targets for exam performance has more than doubled

School league tables: Number of schools failing to reach minimum government GCSE targets doubles

Failing schools could be in line for a takeover by a new sponsor and be forced to become an academy

Hundreds of secondaries, including many top private schools, have seen their GCSE results plummet to zero

GCSE league tables slammed as a 'nonsense' by private schools

Some combinations of English GCSEs and some international GCSEs do not count in the rankings

Oldknow Academy, one of the Birmingham Schools at the centre of the 'Trojan Horse' affair

Trojan Horse schools are 'still under threat’

Schools at the centre of the Trojan Horse affair in Birmingham are in danger of falling to extremists again, chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has warned.

Dr Anthony Seldon, head of Wellington College: 'It is a deplorable waste of talent'

Black and Asian school-leavers 'more likely' to attend university

New figures show that two out of three state secondary schools do not send a single pupil to Oxford or Cambridge

Innovator: Birkbeck College is part of the University of London

Birkbeck College academic investigated after allegations of 'research misconduct'

Professor David Latchman and members of his research team have retracted or corrected up to eight studies following an inquiry by fellow academics

Comics are fast becoming an academic discipline

Comic studies growing as a major educational discipline, claims Dutch professor

In 2011 Dundee University introduced a master's degree on the subject

Teachers unions and anti-racism said they have recorded an increase in Islamophobic incidents in schools with Muslim pupils in British schools increasingly likely to be taunted as “terrorists”, “paedophiles” or “immigrants”

British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks

Records suggests 'significant' increase in incidents in schools with both parents and teachers reporting verbal and physical attacks against Muslim students

Record numbers of women going to university, according to UCAS

However women are still not being lured into science and engineering courses - despite exhaustive efforts by ministers and industry to woo them

Raif Badawi, here with his children, Najwa, 11, Miriam, seven, and Terad, 10, is facing 10 years in jail, a heavy fine, and 1,000 lashes

Raif Badawi Exclusive: Nobel Laureates urge Saudi academics to condemn flogging of writer jailed for daring to criticise clerics

In their letter, passed to The Independent, the 18 Nobel Laureates urge their Saudi peers to be 'heard arguing for the freedom to dissent' by standing up for Mr Badawi, whose case they say has 'sent a shock around the world'

A quarter of a billion pounds a year is being spent on computers in schools, according to the latest figures from Besa, the educational suppliers’ organisation (Getty)

Top head says money spent by schools on 'fad' iPads could have funded 8,000 teachers

Russell Hobby says he is  'dubious' about the use of technology as a teaching aid in non-IT lessons

A fifth of children currently leave primary school unable to read or write properly (Getty)

Every child will be able to read by 2025, pledge the Lib Dems

Save the Children welcome the move

Nick Clegg with Zigi Shipper, an 84-year-old Holocaust survivor (Teri Pengilley)

Nick Clegg guarantees funds for lessons on the Holocaust

Deputy PM renews warning that anti-Semitism is a 'light sleeper' as he meets concentration camp survivor

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