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Safeguarding campaign launches on railway network; study finds iPad use benefits children's learning; and call for greater awareness of strokes among children, all in the news today.

There has been a record increase in the number of children receiving additional support for special educational needs (SEN), with the figure rising by more than 30,000 in a single year.

The next government should place a statutory responsibility on schools to provide careers education to boost the quality of advice on offer, a professional body representing staff in the sector has said.

The number of young people in contact with mental health services has passed the 240,000 mark, it has emerged.

Childcare providers have criticised technical problems that have prevented parents from registering for tax-free childcare and free hours entitlement.

The Association of Directors of Children's Services has raised concerns about plans set out by the Conservative Party to prevent councils from creating new school places in schools that have been rated less than "good".

Schools to decide whether to go ahead with exams following Manchester attack; Tory free breakfast pledge amounts to 7p per child; and significant rise in reports of child labour exploitation, all in the news today.

A Conservative manifesto pledge to tackle the disproportionate use of force against Black, Asian and ethnic minority (BAME) young offenders has been welcomed by youth justice campaigners.

An investigation into the prevalence of autism among children in care has prompted concerns that many are not being diagnosed and are missing out on important support as a result.

One in three children's mental health workers say their service is suffering cutbacks or facing closure.