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News briefing: 4-8 April 2016

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In the news this week: the DfE has announced that reception baseline tests will not be used for primary accountability measures, a report from the House of Lords says that pupils should be allowed to choose either an academic or a vocational route when they are 14, and the Labour Party claims that the government's academisation plans will cost £1.3 billion.

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