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Following a Free School

Allowing teachers and parents groups to set up Free Schools is one of the more controversial and high profile policies of this government. The Free Schools have been allocated relatively little capital so far - just £50m between all of them - and their most urgent task is to secure a suitable site. The Today Programme will be following one of the free school groups in Bedford over the next few months. Sanchia Berg reports.

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