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Schools Challenge Cymru: Education standards funding fears

30 July 2014 Last updated at 21:34 BST

There are fears £5m could be diverted from Wales' current schools' improvement programmes to pay for a new scheme also aimed at raising standards.

Earlier this year it was announced £20m would be given to 40 underperforming schools from the new Schools Challenge Cymru fund to help them improve.

Around £12m has come from the UK government leaving £8m to be found.

Ministers say they are looking at which departmental budgets could support the policy at a "very challenging" time.

Education correspondent Arwyn Jones reports.