Pupils' plans to celebrate with their friends have been hit by continuing lockdown restrictions.
Students found the experience of university in the pandemic not worth the cost, says survey.
The Department for Education backs the idea - but Scotland's first minister calls it "ludicrous".
Gavin Williamson says 2022 A-levels and GCSEs in England are likely to be modified for lost lessons.
More than a quarter of a million children are absent from school in the UK because of coronavirus.
Maternity services are failing women belonging to ethnic minorities, the charity investigating says.
White pupils from low income families are falling behind "every step of the way", an education committee says.
More than 9,000 students will each receive £495 for disruption caused by the pandemic.
There are concerns pupils will be left "in limbo" for weeks before results are confirmed.
Children who are worried a nude picture of them has been shared online can flag it to be removed.
Ex-pupils caught up in the infected blood scandal decades ago are giving evidence at an inquiry.
An overhaul of Scottish education will see the exams body replaced and "substantial" reforms to the schools agency.
Caitríona Lagan is a 15-year-old All-Ireland champion musician who plays five instruments.
All pupils in P4 will be entitled to a school meal from August, while P5s will be offered lunches by January.
The announcement comes amid criticism of the SQA over plans put in place to replace school exams this year.
England's school recovery commissioner Sir Kevan Collins quits, saying the funding "falls far short".
Boris Johnson defends £1.4bn tutoring school catch-up plan after heads left "hugely disappointed".
In the '60s and '70s, black children were wrongly sent to schools for the "educationally subnormal".
More than 6,500 pupils from across the UK took part in the CyberFirst Girls competition.
Face coverings will not be needed in England's secondary classrooms from 17 May, says the prime minister.