A family from Bedfordshire are campaigning for more people to donate stem cells in memory of a much loved daughter and sister.
Teachers from across the region have joined a rally in Cambridge ahead of threatened strike action next month.
Nearly 30% of primary children in the East of England failed to reach the expected level in the new spelling, punctuation and grammar test.
A Primary School in Norfolk could become a test case for the whole country in a row over whether it should be made to take academy status.
Parents at the Cavell Primary School in Norwich have started a campaign against turning the school into an academy.
It comes after Ofsted placed the school in special measures, prompting Norfolk County Council to replace its Board of Governors.
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A Norfolk school, deemed to be failing by inspectors, is fighting attempts to turn it into an academy.
Cavell Primary, in Norwich, was rated inadequate by Ofsted in March. Now the school says officials at the county council are trying to force it to become an academy.
The school says it is already making rapid improvements by working with other schools in the area, but the authority does not agree.
It has placed its governors with an interim board.
Rob Anthony, the former chair of governors, explains the situation.
The standard of schooling in Suffolk has been strongly criticised by Ofsted. The education watchdog carried out 33 focused inspections, and nearly a fifth of those schools were judged to be inadequate.
It revealed that Suffolk now has a higher proportion of pupils being taught at inadequate schools than both the regional and national averages.
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Sue Cook, the Director of Children and Young People's Services at Suffolk County Council, admits that the standard of Suffolk education needs to improve.
She was responding to an investigation by the education watchdog Ofsted in which nearly a fifth of 33 schools investigated in the county were judged to be inadequate.
Schools watchdog Ofsted says it is "very concerned" about education standards in Suffolk after carrying out 33 focused inspections in the county.
It said it had found an unacceptable number of inadequate schools and has questioned the county council's ability to support and challenge them.
The local authority said it accepted the findings of the report and stressed improvements were being made.
Sean Harford, Ofsted's Regional Director for the East of England, wants that to happen quickly.
Some university staff across the region are set to go on strike today in a dispute over pay.
They're upset at a reported 13 % cut since 2008.
Members of higher education's three main trade unions have all confirmed they'll be taking part in the walk out.
Plans to build a brand new campus for the University of Northampton received a boost today after the government announced the project would pre-qualify for its infrastructure guarantee scheme.
It means the Treasury believes the £330 million development is worthy of its backing - which has been given to around 15 nationally-significant projects.
Russell Hookey reports.
A headteacher from Ely was so disappointed to hear his pupils did not know how to play conkers, he decided to put on a special lesson.
Stuart Leithes reports.
A year eight pupil from Norfolk has proved she is top of the class when it comes to using a bit of initiative.
For her business studies project, Olivia Hill had to research Sir Richard Branson - so she decided to contact the man himself.
To the Aylsham High pupil's surprise, he wrote back with everything she needed to know and also offered his top tips.