Education News Round-Up April 19th

Narrow vocabulary ‘hits pupils’ grades’
Monosyllabic adolescents may be nothing new, but the latest research suggests a big chunk of them do not know enough words to do well at school.

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Governors quit failing Devon free school Route 39
All the governors of a free school in Devon have quit after it was taken over by another school.

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Student loans interest rate to rise in line with inflation
Students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will face interest rates on their loans of up to 6.3%, following an increase in the Retail Prices Index (RPI) measure of inflation.

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