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Parents 'back Ofsted'

No-notice school inspections have been backed by nearly a third of parents responding to a consultation, the chief inspector said

No-notice school inspections have been backed by nearly a third of parents responding to a consultation, the chief inspector said

No-notice school inspections have been backed by nearly a third of parents responding to a consultation, the chief inspector said. Christine Gilbert, head of Ofsted, said parents had come out "strongly in favour" of the lightning-strike inspections that will come into force in September 2009. However, she acknowledged that headteachers were less keen. The Ofsted consultation closes on August 11.

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