Leicester's July deadline to improve

17th March 2000 at 00:00
THE GOVERNMENT has threatened to intervene in Leicester's education service unless the city acts to raise standards by July.

Last year, the Office for Public Management was brought in after a critcal Office for Standards in Education report. OPM called for an independent, eight-member board to work with the council, a support agency to work with schools and a new education director.

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