Teachers are to form a "super union" after NUT and ATL member voted to merge.
Children 'bunking off' school better watch themselves when truancy officers return to the streets.
An education expert is calling for schools to teach pupils to think critically and analyse what they read on social media and news sites.
A new website backed by leading teaching and education unions claims to show the impact of funding cuts on each individual school.
The average secondary in England is facing losses of almost £300,000, while primaries could lose out on tens of thousands of pounds.
Police were called after up to 40 students at Bedale High School took to their playing field on Friday morning in protest.
Education secretary met by booing and shouts of "rubbish" after she claimed that selective schools help close attainment gap.
Headteachers are warning that severe budget cuts in schools are leading to courses being cut and class sizes increased.
St Joseph's RC Primary School in Middlesbrough has put up posters telling parents to 'greet your child with a smile not a mobile'.
Critics accused the Government of "throwing money at free and grammar schools" and said £6.7bn must be spent on existing school buildings.