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University staff across the West Country have returned to work today after a two day strike over pay.
Lecturers and teaching staff, including those at the University of Bristol, say they have been held to a 1.1% pay rise and are angry that vice-chancellors have been awarded a 6.4% hike.
The University and College Union is also campaigning on gender equality issues and there is also concern about increased use of short term teaching contracts.
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Thousands of parents are keeping their children from going to school today as part of an unofficial strike in protest over controversial tests for six and seven-year-olds.
The action is condemned by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan who warned that missing school even for a single day, would be "harmful" and called for those behind the "damaging" campaign to reconsider.
Schools minister Nick Gibb echoed the sentiment, and came out in support of the exams.
Parents are keeping their children off school for the day in protest at controversial tests for 6 and 7-year-olds. Strikes like this in Gloucester are taking place across the country.
The action comes after more than 40,000 people signed a petition supporting a boycott of Year 2 Sats by teachers.
The 'Let Our Kids Be Kids' campaign has organised the day of action in protest at children being "over-tested, over-worked and in a school system that places more importance on test results and league tables than children's happiness and joy of learning".
Speaking on Saturday, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan warned that missing school even for a single day would be "harmful" and called for those behind the "damaging" campaign to reconsider.
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