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Duval County Public School Board voted unanimously to replace the name on Monday evening at a school where over half of the pupils are black
Jack Whitehall was crowned King of Comedy at the ceremony in London
21 Oxbridge colleges failed to admit even one black student in the last year
Radical plans created by Britain’s security services will see school leavers recruited as “trainee spies” to form a new generation of espionage experts.
Rates of success between rich and poor is not simply down to grades
All Major did was allow a few high-performing schools serving the middle classes to opt out into grant-maintained status
The education campaigner's story of being shot by the Taliban would be 'negative' for children
Russell Brand has attacked his fellow comedian's privileged Oxbridge roots
Universities could increasingly introduce their own admissions tests for sixth-formers as a result of the Government's decision to break the link between AS and A-levels, it has been suggested.
The Prime Minister was asked by radio host to prove he understands the living costs for ordinary voters
Parents are being made to feel guilty about sending their children to private schools because the move is increasingly likened to “social leprosy”, a leading headmaster has claimed.
73-year-old claims he lost his job with broadcaster purely based on his age
Many heads consider it offers better preparation for tackling A-levels than GCSEs
Born before the First World War and behind a camera before the silents had quite had their final say, Gilbert Taylor, who has died at the age of 99, was not only the last surviving link to the early days of British film-making, but also one of our biggest boasts. He achieved wonderful things for Kubrick, Hitchcock, the Boultings and Polanski, laid the ground rules for shooting the Star Wars films, and strove constantly to achieve realism without sacrificing beauty.
Families in London least likely to send their children to state schools
The UK university system is not the meritocracy it purports to be, Harriet Williamson believes