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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.

A school is fighting back after a damning Ofsted report and held a successful event for Children in Need.

Almost four out of five people in the East of England believe school teachers have a significant influence on people's lives, a survey has found.

A new blueprint for social worker recruitment in Norfolk has been revealed to county councillors.

Staff members at academy trusts running dozens of schools in Norfolk and Waveney were paid in excess of £150,000 last year.

Academy leaders have come under fire as new figures reveal seven trusts with schools in Suffolk pay salaries in excess of £150,000.

Parents and the public have been treated to a first look at designs for the campus revamp at Great Yarmouth Charter Academy.

Children in Norfolk have some of the worst opportunities and educational outcomes of any area in England, according to a new report.

Jeremy Corbyn will join the fight to protect Norfolk's children's centres during a visit to the county this weekend.

Organisations working with care leavers in Norfolk have cautiously welcomed a new government scheme which aims to raise their career aspirations and life chances.

Schools in Norfolk have clubbed together to call for more funding to help cover pay rises for teachers.

Parents and the public are being asked for their views on a series of building proposals at a Great Yarmouth school.

Worries over the future of three Norfolk nursery schools have been revealed in a new report.

A education body says schools in Norfolk should do more to create "sociable classrooms" after figures revealed a gender divide in the pass rates of early reading tests.

Education leaders in Norfolk have expressed confidence in the performance of its secondary schools after new figures showed an increase in the rate of progress by students.

A Norwich primary school has joined the ranks of a growing local academy trust.

The interim head teacher of a north Norfolk school says IT has taken steps to improve following a damning Ofsted report which rated it 'inadequate' in January 2017.

Plans are underway for three of east Suffolk's biggest high schools to form a multi-academy trust which could also see their feeder primary schools united.

A new primary school and nursery with capacity for more than 200 children has been touted for a village close to Norwich - replacing its existing one.

A student who campaigned for a new GCSE has been named as Norwich City's community hero ahead of this afternoon's game against Leeds United.

The battle being fought by a Waveney school boy for a sign language GCSE in schools has been given a boost after the government said they would consider introducing the qualification.

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The academy trust that will oversee changes at a struggling infant school, which was this year put into special measures, has been announced.

A dispute over a merger of two high schools in Great Yarmouth is set to be heard in the High Court.

A Norfolk primary school could shut by the end of the year after its board called for closure to be considered.

A scheme which sees vulnerable children in Norfolk placed in boarding schools will be praised at a national conference.

A consultation with parents over a proposal to close a mid-Norfolk primary academy has come to a close.

A college and sixth form in Norfolk will be among the first 52 centres in the country to teach a new technical qualification.

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