A father from Kent says his wife killed herself after the strain of looking after their autistic daughter became too much when they didn't get the help they wanted from social services.
Daniel Barnett's wife Carol had a history of depression and alcohol problems but, he says, the authorities should have done more for their daughter.
He wants Kent County Council to send her to a specialist residential school to help her develop - the council says she's better off at home. David Johns has the story.
Many schools have business classes nowadays but how about their own vineyard?
Well, pupils at Buckswood School outside Hastings are learning the science, production and art of wine making - and they've got their own vintage to prove it.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to head teacher Mark Redsell, pupils Tom Milne and Alexandria Roberts, and local winemaker Alex Carr-Taylor.
Pupils have been using a special on-site machine to recycle leftovers from their school dinners. It's called a Ridan Composter, and is part of a pilot scheme backed by Oxfordshire Green Schools. The resulting muck is then used to grow vegetables in the school garden. Cary Johnston reports.
He's just 14-years-old but Gavin Kapuscinkski has started a campaign to keep his secondary school open. Yesterday, Kent County Council announced plans to shut the Chaucer School in Canterbury. Tom Savvides taks to Gavin, parent Sue Tomkinson and councillor Robert Gough.
Six hundred students will have to move schools in Canterbury after drastic action by the council. The Chaucer school in the city, which was in special measures, has been forced to close after failing to turn itself around. This report by Tom Savvides includes a promotional school video.
Free school transport has been scrapped today in Oxfordshire - for up to three thousand children who don't go to the school nearest to their home. Campaigners say it means some young people will have to walk three miles to class.
But the County Council says the decision will save £2m - and forms part of its austerity measures. In all, Oxfordshire Councillors need to find £61m worth of savings. It says today's decision will not affect the poorest of families. Mel Bloor has more.
Personnel from HMS Illustrious have enabled 450 children in the Philippines to return to school after repairing the building as part of their ongoing humanitarian mission.
Royal Navy Merlin, Sea King and Army Lynx helicopters from Illustrious are sweeping the region to identify the worst hit areas before teams are despatched to help people to recover from the effects of Typhoon Haiyan.
One such recent mission was the repair of the school on the island of Calagnaan to the north east of Panay. A specialist team of twenty men and women were deployed to carry out the work. The efforts of the team will allow 450 children to return to the school.
A shopkeeper in Gravesend has put up a banner outside his clothing shop criticising schools about their choice of uniform suppliers.
Dilip Ahluwalia isn't an official supplier of uniforms, but he's selling them despite some local schools objecting.
He claims parents aren't getting value for money. Schools say the suppliers they use are providing quality goods at a fair price.
They design and build boats as part of their GCSE coursework.Read the full story ›
The pupils from Corfe Hills School in Poole have made the boat as part of their GCSE in Resistant Materials. They have spent their final year designing and building the boat using a single sheet of plywood. They plan to launch and sail the boat next Wednesday.