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Government U-turn on English schools to Academies plan

The government has announced a major climb-down from its plan to force all schools in England to become academies.

The announcement came in response to strong protests from Conservative MPs, teaching unions and schools.

Education secretary Nicky Morgan says government is "about listening", and good or outstanding schools will not have to make the change.

Branwen Jeffreys reports.

  • 07 May 2016
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