Suffolk schools have entered a partnership with those in Hackney in a bid to improve results in the county.
A report by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) points to improvements that were achieved in schools in the London borough and argues that gains can be achieved if a similarly ambitious and focused approach is taken in Suffolk.
Hackney Council's cabinet member for Children's Services Rita Krishna said their school results had been improved by a "relentless focus on fundamentals and having very high ambition and aspirations for all children and young people."
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After a mostly dry start, cloud will continue to thicken with some showery rain likely this afternoon. Highs of 18 deg C (64 deg F).
Tributes have been pouring in for a woman who died in a house fire in West Norfolk.
Any residual evening showers should die out. Clear spells at first, and turning chilly in places. Lows of 9 deg C (48 deg F).