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03/04/2014

Why are white British children being outperformed in key GCSE subjects by students who speak English as a second language?

Why are white British children being outperformed in key GCSE subjects by students who speak English as a second language? We speak to teenagers and teachers in Birmingham. Plus the governor of a secondary school in Birmingham says claims that it's been taken over by radical muslims are "unfounded" and "rubbish". Tahir Alam is the chair of governors at Park View School. It's one of four in the city being investigated by the council and the Department for Education. Plus we get reaction as the government says it plans to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes.

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Thu 3 Apr 2014 10:00

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