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Thousands of outstanding schools in England could become academies and opt out of local authority control, under plans expected in the Queen's Speech. The government wants to give parents and other groups the right to set up so-called "free schools" in the state sector.

Nicky Campbell asks, would schools run by parents and teachers really work?

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Tue 25 May 2010 09:00

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