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State-funded academy to open

The three main Westminster parties all support the idea of trying to make our schools better by getting the successful ones to work more closely with those which are struggling. Correspondent Sanchia Berg reports on how a handful of the most successful independent schools have already started to sponsor state-funded academies and one will soon be opening in Birmingham.

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