Gavin Williamson says 2022 A-levels and GCSEs in England are likely to be modified for lost lessons.
The Department for Education backs the idea - but Scotland's first minister calls it "ludicrous".
White pupils from low income families are falling behind "every step of the way", an education committee says.
Maternity services are failing women belonging to ethnic minorities, the charity investigating says.
More than 9,000 students will each receive £495 for disruption caused by the pandemic.
There are concerns pupils will be left "in limbo" for weeks before results are confirmed.
An overhaul of Scottish education will see the exams body replaced and "substantial" reforms to the schools agency.
Children who are worried a nude picture of them has been shared online can flag it to be removed.
Ex-pupils caught up in the infected blood scandal decades ago are giving evidence at an inquiry.
The professor had built up an archive of notebooks, letters and scripts for films and TV shows.
More than a quarter of a million children are absent from school in the UK because of coronavirus.
Caitríona Lagan is a 15-year-old All-Ireland champion musician who plays five instruments.
More than 6,500 pupils from across the UK took part in the CyberFirst Girls competition.
The Only Way Is Essex star Tommy Mallet opens up about the challenges he has faced with literacy and dyslexia.
Public libraries have borne the brunt of council cuts but one town is bucking the national trend.
Delays to speech and language skills are a top concern for primary schools, researchers say.
Bereaved parents call for universities to contact students' families to reduce risk of suicides.
All pupils in P4 will be entitled to a school meal from August, while P5s will be offered lunches by January.
England's school recovery commissioner Sir Kevan Collins quits, saying the funding "falls far short".
Boris Johnson defends £1.4bn tutoring school catch-up plan after heads left "hugely disappointed".
Face coverings will not be needed in England's secondary classrooms from 17 May, says the prime minister.
The gap between poor pupils and their classmates is unlikely to narrow without intervention, researchers say.
Coronavirus lateral flow tests are free and provide a quick result within 30 minutes. But how do you do one?
The BBC visited one school in Lincolnshire to see how its staff and children were coping on week one.
Millions have returned to school in England, with face masks and Covid tests for secondary pupils.
A massive task lies ahead for schools as they try to make up for teaching time lost during the pandemic.
In the '60s and '70s, black children were wrongly sent to schools for the "educationally subnormal".
Parents are confident about children returning to school but worry about catching up, says survey.
Heads say parents are not giving consent for Covid tests for children, ahead of going back to school.
The announcement comes amid criticism of the SQA over plans put in place to replace school exams this year.
A million students currently learning online will go back to university campuses next month.
They've been reacting to the news students won't be returning before 17 May.
Face-to-face courses cannot resume on campuses in England until at least 17 May.
The pandemic has meant most students have been unable to go to lectures - so should they get a refund?
What will Brexit mean for students in the UK wanting to work or study abroad?
A combination of mock exams, coursework and essays will be used to decide grades in England this year.
The Department of Education and Ofqual will face public scrutiny to explain the exam confusion, the colossal U-turn and resignations. What went wrong?