MIDDLE-CLASS parents are damaging the education system because they look down on apprenticeships, Theresa May said today.
The PM blasted the "stigma" attached to technical learning by people who think that only university students are getting a good education.
She also said some young people are forced into going to
A GRIEVING dad has told how his nine-year-old daughter's organs saved four lives - including a 10-year-old boy who waited eight months for a new heart.
Heartbroken Joe Ball, 35, watched on as ambulances drove off with little Keira's kidneys, heart, liver, and pancreas inside.
Joe was forced to make
Parents, students, and teachers who have had enough of gun violence in American schools are planning to make a major statement in support of gun safety — by walking out of classrooms across the country. On Feb. 16, the organizers behind the Women's March announced that they are
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania couple has pleaded guilty in a case in which prosecutors say three children were so starved for food they peeled paint off the walls to survive.
Joshua and Brandi Weyant pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of aggravated assault, conspiracy, false imprisonment, unlawful restraining and
TERRIFYING footage of a baby girl who nearly died from sepsis has been shared by her family in a bid to raise awareness of the life-threatening condition.
Katie Goulbourn's daughter Chloe Pierce was taken ill last month and within four hours was "fighting for her life".
The mum, from Holmes
A SCHOOL is allegedly refusing to serve lunch to kids unless they are wearing their blazers.
Pupils at Bishop Justus Church of England School in Bromley, south London, were banned from ordering school dinners if they didn’t have part of their uniform on, raging parents have claimed.
One mum said that
THE parents of two terminally-ill children who have won over Prince Harry and Ed Sheeran have hit out at the health watchdog over its decision to no longer fund their treatment.
Their parents, Lucy, 32, and Mike, 33, have slammed the decision by Nice’s preliminary decision to recommend the
THE parents of a university student who was crushed to death by a barrier in a packed nightclub queue have revealed their devastation at losing their "beautiful" daughter.
Olivia Burt, 20, suffered a serious head injury after a group of boys pushed from the rear of the crowd outside
A DAD has described the terrifying moment his son became Britain's youngest stroke victim.
Phil Kerman, 39, said he was horrified when he found his 19-month-old son Ronnie "unresponsive" and "floppy" in his crib.
The tot was rushed to hospital where the couple's "worst nightmare" was realised that Ronnie had
PARENTS have called for a boycott of the new Peter Rabbit film over a scene where the bunnies attack the farmer with berries he is allergic to.
The worried group, Kids with Allergies, have slammed it as "a danger" and claim it could encourage bullying.
A branch of The Asthma
THE owner of a hipster café in London has defended the decision to ask a mum with a three-month-old baby to leave because it was crying.
The unnamed woman was asked to leave the Brick House Bakery in East Dulwich, south London, and requested she stepped outside to settle
This past week, New York City parents learned whether their precious tots got into the city’s most exclusive private schools.
It ends a ruthless process where parents spent 18 months hunting down heads of state, moneyed elite, and even the Dalai Lama for letters of recommendation.
“If you look at
BRIT parents have been urged to check their kids for a "distinctive pink-red rash" as scarlet fever cases soar to the highest level since the 1960s.
Public Health England said the bacterial infection is most common among children aged between two and eight and is known to strike in
A GLAMOROUS schoolteacher has been arrested for romping with a student on Christmas Day - but could still dodge jail as the lad's parents 'support the relationship'.
Tayler Boncal, 22, bombarded the unnamed 18-year-old with racy texts for two weeks before bedding him at her house on December 25th
A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy was unlawfully killed in triple death house fire started by one of his parents - but we will never know which one, an inquest has heard.
Young Tiago Nunes died in the fire with his mother and father when petrol was sprinkled around the bedroom where their
PARENTS have blasted a school for telling them to send sick kids into class — to boost attendance levels.
The Bishop of Hereford’s Bluecoat School wrote to parents suggesting that pupils should attend classes if they could “get out of bed”.
The letter, which was sent to parents this week,
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A former Dallas accountant condemned for fatally shooting his two young daughters while their mother listened helplessly on the phone was put to death Thursday night in Texas.
John David Battaglia received lethal injection for the May 2001 killings of his 9-year-old daughter, Faith, and her
DEVOTED parents have shared a heartbreaking photo of their daughter's final moments after she died waiting for a heart transplant.
Adalynn, 2, born with a cogenital heart defect, passed away at a children's hospital in Nashville with her parents Justin and Kristi and her three younger siblings by her
THE desperate parents of tragically ill tot Alfie Evans sneaked a German doctor into hospital in a last ditch attempt to try and save him, a court heard today.
Heartbroken Tom Evans and Kate James secretly brought the doctor - who was wearing a disguise - in to examine
THE body of a British backpacker found dead in an horrific murder-suicide in Australia has been repatriated back to the UK.
Instead of welcoming their daughter home, the devastated parents of Amelia Blake met her coffin at Manchester Airport after the 24-hour flight home from Sydney.
Builder Chris and secretary Sharon were
THIS controversial footage shows scantily dressed schoolgirls as young as five learning how to pole dance.
The clip, which has been posted online, was shot in a school in Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia, where kids are taught how to writhe round a pole like a pro in PE classes.
THE Turpin children should be allowed to confront their parents - so they can tell them they "hate them or forgive them", says kidnap victim Natascha Kampusch.
Natascha, who spent eight years locked in a basement, has called on authorities to allow the 13 "House of Horror" kids to visit David
PARENTS have been warned against sleeping in bed with their young babies - as it is revealed nearly three tots die a week.
"Co-sleeping" has been linked to the deaths of 665 babies in the past five years.
Babies can become suffocated or overheat if parents roll over on to
A POTENTIALLY deadly super-strength bleach is being sold to UK parents by evil quacks as a cure for autism.
Desperate families are attempting to medicate their sick children with the discredited “miracle” cure which is being marketed and sold on at least one British-based website.
Kids are forced to drink
THE mum accused of starving and torturing her 13 children with her husband smiled in court as a judge banned the parents from contacting their victims.
Louise and David Turpin were shackled to their chairs as they appeared at Riverside County Court in California for a brief hearing as
MINNEAPOLIS — More than a foot of snow in the Twin Cities has Minnesotans digging out from one of the biggest snowstorms in recent years, and angry parents admonished school officials on social media for not sending students home earlier.
Schools in the Twin Cities and elsewhere in southern
COPS broke into a home and rescued two toddlers who had been left alone and locked up in a shack by their parents.
The children, aged one and two, were said to be "very hungry" when police rescued them in the city of Queenstown in south-eastern South Africa's Eastern
VERO BEACH, Fla. — A Florida woman was arrested after police say she left her child in a car while she shoplifted items from a market.
The Miami Herald reports that 30-year-old Sarah Wilmoth was arrested Jan. 13 after police were alerted that a small child alone in an
THE heartbroken uncle of Home & Away star Jessica Falkholt has paid tribute at her funeral after she died three weeks on from a horror smash that killed her parents and sister.
Paul Ponticello choked back tears as he told a packed St Mary's Catholic Church in Sydney that his
THE House of Horrors parents were allegedly planning to have a 14th child in a desperate bid to land a reality TV show and become millionaires.
David Turpin, 57, and wife Louise, 49, believed "the world would be fascinated by their lives" and moved to California to be closer to