The number of children needing counselling for online bullying has increased by 88 per cent in five years.

The NSPCC’s Childline service counselled 4,541 children this year, which was 13 per cent more than the previous year.

Children as young as seven told Childline how they were scared to go to school after being bullied.More

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The US public education system is struggling to meet the needs of its students.1 Even among those who graduate from high school, only 42 percent are properly prepared for college.2 And success depends on more than just traditional academic performance: more than 60 percent of all positions in the economy involve knowledge work by people who rely heavily on critical thinking, creativity, and interpersonal skills.3More