Teenagers who are regular cannabis users are "impairing" their educational ability - but moderate use does not harm intelligence, say researchers.
The UK risks being "permanently divided" between rich and poor unless more is done to boost social mobility, says Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar.
The Boarding Schools Association has issued guidance on Ebola after some heads asked how to deal with students returning from affected countries.
Extra funding designed to boost sport in primary schools could be used to tackle childhood obesity, says Ofsted.
Groups offering mental health support to children and young people will be able to apply for government top-up grants, say ministers.
Two Strathclyde University students diagnosed with meningitis are said to be stable and showing signs of recovery in hospital.
Inspectors failed almost a third of further education colleges offering higher education courses that were checked this year.
Students at some universities are having to share single rooms, the BBC has learned.
Five-year-old boys lag behind girls in reading, writing and maths, official statistics suggest.
Three youngsters from the UK triumph in a Europe-wide coding competition organised by Microsoft.
Schools should not shy away from promoting "fundamental British values" to their pupils, says Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.
The number of children in England missing lessons has fallen, as fewer families take term-time holidays, government data shows.
A global drive is needed to tackle extremism by making education systems in all countries teach respect for other religions, Tony Blair says.
University leavers should be offered a "golden handcuff" to stay and work locally after graduation, a study says.
Head teachers want primary school pupils to learn more about the links between learning and the world of work.
Banning the internet or filtering content may not be the best way to keep children safe online, research suggests.
There are still significant problems at the five Birmingham schools placed into special measures following concerns about a hard-line Islamist takeover.
Brazil says it needs teachers not footballers
Google has revealed the most popular searches when people around the world are looking for university information.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is in first place in the latest league table of the world's best universities.
There will be a much wider sample of Chinese pupils taking part in the next round of the international Pisa tests, says the OECD.
White pupils in state schools in the United States are set to be a minority for the first time when schools return for the new term.
Talking to the chieftain about sexism
An international project wants to make it easier to find out about the scale of corruption in education.
A major US online university network says restrictions are to be partially lifted on providing online courses for students in Iran.
Increasing numbers of men are facing loneliness and isolation in their old age, suggests research.
An exclusive survey for Newsbeat reveals teenagers' attitudes to social media, with a third meeting online-only "friends".
A children's charity says the emotional needs of those in care should be prioritised but are often unmet.
Children fluent in two languages are better at learning in noisy classrooms than pupils who speak just one, research finds.
The Duke of York says there needs to be a "culture of enterprise" to help young people turn technology ideas into commercial products.