Education News Round-Up June 1st

Edinburgh University blames a system error for ‘failed degree’ emails
Edinburgh University has blamed a “system error” after final year students were sent an email which said they would not graduate this summer.

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Higher tuition fee debt ‘deters poorer students’
Students from poorer families are more likely to be deterred from university by tuition fee debt, researchers say.

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Reading for pleasure falls after primary school years
Only one-third of teenage boys in the UK say they enjoy reading, a study by the National Literacy Trust suggests.

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Tories accused of ‘sleight of hand’ on manifesto grammar schools data
A senior academic has accused the Conservatives of a “sleight of hand” over the justification of its grammar schools policy in its manifesto.

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