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27 Feb
1953: Spelling bill passes second reading

01 Oct
1962: Mississippi race riots over first black student

04 Oct
1965: Immigrants feel at home with BBC

13 May
1968: Workers join Paris student protest

02 May
1969: Crackdown on student protests in US

11 Jan
1973: First Open University degrees awarded

25 Feb
1982: Parents can stop school beatings

19 Jul
1983: Flesh-eating dinosaur resurrected

20 Jun
1984: O-Levels to be replaced by GCSEs

04 Jul
1985: Teenage genius gets a first

11 Dec
1986: BBC Aids slogan angers church

08 Dec
1995: Youth gang stabs head teacher to death

08 Jul
1996: Seven slashed in school machete attack

10 Jul
2000: UK tidal wave of web users

02 Nov
2000: Schools watchdog Woodhead resigns

09 Jul
2001: Scientists discover why we are here


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