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News briefing: 3-7 April 2017

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In the news this week: a father has lost his legal battle against fines for his daughter's term-time absence, research suggests new teachers do not get enough training on safeguarding, and the DfE has said it will put £2.4bn towards creating new school places and improving school buildings.

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