Action will be taken over struggling academies

The Education Secretary Michael Gove has told ITV News he'll take action over one of Essex's struggling academies.

In an exclusive interview Michael Gove said he would be taking steps to ensure The Basildon Academies improves.

The headteacher there says she's committed to improving standards. Elodie Harper reports.

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Michael Gove on Academies

Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove talks to our Education Correspondent Elodie Harper on Academy schools in our region.