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Stoke 'to replace failing schools with academies'

Schools in Stoke on Trent have some of the worst GCSE results in the country.

The local education authority is planning to replace many of them with academies in the hope of providing better results.

Education correspondent, Gillian Hargreaves, reports from Stoke.

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