The Education Secretary says he will take action to improve one of the region's struggling academies. The Basildon Academies in Essex cost £50m to set up, but last year they were placed in special measures.
On the day new figures show the number of academies in our region is now greater than the national average, our Education Correspondent Elodie Harper reports on the questions being raised about the government's academy programme.
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