Wales seeks to end Pisa woe

28th October 2011 at 01:00

The Welsh Government has launched its first education white paper dedicated to eradicating underachievement, which Cardiff ministers hope will avoid another drubbing in the next Pisa (Programme for International Student Assessment) tests. The move follows new law-making powers granted to the Welsh Assembly after a referendum in March. It includes provision for local authorities to intervene if schools are causing concern.

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