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Thousands of pounds are on offer to school breakfast clubs from an awards scheme launched by education charity ContinYou and Kellogg's.

Two out of every five looked-after children change their placements more than five times, the largest piece of peer research of young people in care and leaving care has found.

Primary school children are trying their hand at journalism to boost literacy skills, get their voices heard and ease the transition to secondary school.

Parents and children need be educated early on healthy eating to stop rising obesity levels, children's professionals have said.

A government-backed review has called on children's professionals to give their views on specialist provision for children with speech, language and communications needs.

A culture of joint working between health and children's services needs to be established, according to Children's Secretary Ed Balls.

Windfall for schools and Sure Start

By Shafik Meghji |

16 October 2007

Local authorities will receive more than 22bn to raise school standards and build more children's centres, the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) has announced.

Campaign to lure a million more pupils to school meals

By Tristan Donovan |

16 October 2007

An appeal to get a million more children eating school meals by 2010 launched yesterday (16 October).

Many parents would move house or even lie to ensure their child got into a good school, according to the latest findings from the Good Childhood Inquiry.

A leading teachers' union has warned it is "extremely sceptical" about a report suggesting national education tests for primary school children are causing undue stress.