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Is academy status the answer for 'coasting' schools?

The government has announced that "coasting" schools are to be given academy status - but, asks Branwen Jeffreys, is that a guarantee of improvement?

30 June 2015

Branwen Jeffreys

Education Editor

Branwen Jeffreys

Schools put on front line against extremism

From the beginning of next month, head teachers will be expected to play a much bigger part in preventing extremism.

19 June 2015

Sean Coughlan

Education correspondent

Sean Coughlan

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