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Calls have been made by education champions in Suffolk to bring poorly performing academies back under council control.

Just over 4,000 parents in Norfolk were fined for taking their child out of school for a family holiday in the last academic year.

A Norfolk academy trust has ranked among the country's best for sixth form performance.

New schools for children with special educational needs or at risk of exclusion are set to open in East Anglia.

Norfolk children will be among 115,000 pupils who are expected to miss out on their first-choice secondary school in September.

Norfolk teachers have praised the importance of foreign languages in schools as figures reveal fewer students are choosing to study a language at GCSE.

East Anglia has been snubbed by a government pilot scheme to improve broadband speeds in rural primary schools.

New figures reveal one in five Suffolk schools have no male teachers - raising questions over a lack of role models for boys in early education.

A shake-up of relationships and health education could see children as young as four taught about looking after their mental health and staying safe on the internet.

As part of a new EDP project, we're casting a close eye on life in our towns. Today, reporter Reece Hanson takes a look at the UK's most easterly town: Lowestoft.

A Norwich teaching centre will be sharing its knowledge with present and future school governors after gaining special status as a "governance hub".

A north Suffolk academy trust has been ordered to justify the high salaries of its top-paid staff.

A failing £40,000-a-year independent school has been told by the Department for Education that it must improve or risk being struck off the schools register.

Secondary school pupils in Norfolk made better progress in the last academic year, according to new figures.

Secondary school performance in Norfolk improved in the last academic year, and many of the county's multi-academy trusts have celebrated improvements in their results.

Plans have been unveiled to pump up to £45.1million into creating hundreds of special educational needs places in Suffolk, in a bid to meet soaring demand.

A council has brushed off concerns that it could face a multi-million pound bill if it pushes ahead with planned children's centre closures.

A free school is set to open in Norwich this year after its new sponsor got the go-ahead from education bosses.

A nursery school has been accused of "emotional blackmail" after warning parents that their children could be put into separate classrooms with fewer facilities if they don't start paying its optional surcharge.

One of the faces of a new national campaign urging more people to become apprentices has proved it's never too late to live your dream.

Two boys with special educational needs missed out on a total of two and a half years of education while waiting for "vital support" from the local authority, a new report reveals.

A council has pledged to pump £1.5m into a service for children with special educational needs which is currently ranked the second worst in the country.

The final local authority-maintained high school in Lowestoft is becoming an academy.

One of the country's only state boarding schools for primary age children could open in Norfolk next year.

A Norwich teacher who gave up his former career to make the leap into education is encouraging others to follow in his footsteps.

Schools in Norfolk are being encouraged to join the fight to reduce plastic waste in the new year.

More than a dozen state-run schools in Norfolk are struggling the balance their books in the face of fresh budget pressures, new figures show.

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