Education bosses in County Durham are pinning their hopes on tiny capsules improving the behaviour and concentration of pupils.
Five thousand teenagers are being fed a fish oil supplement to boost their exam results.
The devastated family of stabbed teenager Glen Corner have spoken of their pride after receiving his GCSE results.
A headteacher has paid tribute to pupils and parents after they were judged the top private school in the North - but then dismissed the importance of league tables.
Teenagers in rural parts of the North should be allowed to stay at colleges during the week to stop transport costs putting them off education, a report says today.
As GCSE results are opened all over the North-East today, the Aspire campaign has set out its aim to encourage every business, large or small, to do its bit to encourage our young people that they need look no further than North-East England for a bright future.
Schools in parts of the North are reporting improved GCSE results this morning.
Teenager Harry Moore is half the man he used to be and could not be happier.
Too many school leavers turn up at work looking scruffy, "grunting" and unable to write or add up properly, business leaders warned today.
Too many school leavers are not prepared for the world of work, business leaders will today warn.
Anyone who has followed the few comments I have made since taking up my new role as chief executive of the North-East Chamber of Commerce will realise I come to the post with an unashamedly positive attitude.
When David Boden steps up on to the stage at the Bishop Burton College graduation ceremony, it will mark the end of a long struggle for both David and his family.
Kenton school is one of the biggest in the country - and over the last two years it has also been one of the most improved.
Improvements in exam results across the North were overshadowed yesterday by a row over teenagers' grades in English and maths.
England's top state schools are "socially selective" and fail to admit children from poor backgrounds, a new report claims.
Independent schools are poised to abandon GCSEs because the exams have been dumbed down to meet Government targets.