Education News Round-Up June 29th

Rise in poorer students dropping out of university
Rising numbers of students from more disadvantaged homes are dropping out of universities in England before completing their studies, figures show.

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Exam chief’s ‘profound regret’ over A-level leaks
The head of one of England’s biggest exam boards has expressed “profound regret” after leaks hit two of its A-level exams in the past few days.

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Schools go green to support Grenfell fire victims
Pupils in schools in London and other parts of England are wearing green to show support for those affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower.

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Fresh fire safety checks on schools urged
Ministers are being asked to order urgent checks of fire safety measures in England’s schools.

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