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Young bladers: younsters practice skateboard moves in Manchester

(Photograph) - Young bladers: younsters practice skateboard moves in Manchester, where the local authority was told to get its skates on this week by school standards minister Stephen Byers after Office for Standards in Education Inspectors found high levels of truancy and exclusions. Manchester's director of education accused OFSTED of writing a headline-grabbing report.

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