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'Leadership crucial' to turn around schools

How do you turn around a failing school?

Professor Bernard Barker of Leicester University, and Trevor Averre Beeson, a former head who runs a private company that specialises in turning around schools, debate Education Secretary Michael Gove's plan to convert 200 under-performing schools into academies.

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