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British Government: City's Schools Contain Religious Extremism

AP | Posted 08.09.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Government inspectors in Britain said Monday there was a "culture of fear and intimidation" at several schools investigated over alleg...

Poetry Cleans Up After James Dyson's Criticism

John Lundberg | Posted 02.08.2013 | Arts
John Lundberg

A poetry row in the UK last month led to a victory for verse in the country's public schools when the UK's Department of Education awarded a half million pound grant (about $800,000) to the "Poetry by Heart" national recitation competition.

The Global Search for Education: Knowledge

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Fueled by international test scores which indicate that the UK is lagging behind other nations in education, the British education debate has focused on a number of issues.

UK And US Administering Tests To Toddlers

Posted 09.07.2011 | Education

Testing early development has a new meaning: 2-year olds in England will be given mandatory "progress checks" under a new government initiative to det...

Inside The I.B.

The New York Times | D.D. Guttenplan | Posted 09.03.2011 | Education

LONDON — Rows of sweating, fidgety college-bound students sit waiting to collect their diplomas, half listening to the platitudes offered by princip...

WATCH: 15-Year-Old Goes Off On U.K. Establishment

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

British students protesting tuition hike fees at national universities now have a viral video to rally around: a rousing address given by a 15-year-ol...