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Sir Michael Wilshaw: 'Action needed' on school inequalities

20 June 2013 Last updated at 11:10 BST

Ofsted's chief inspector had warned that children from poorer families who live in the countryside or on the coast in England, do worse at school than those who live in cities.

In a speech, Sir Michael Wilshaw said a spotlight needed to be shone on local authorities that are failing children.

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