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Key stats from Ofsted report for West Midlands:
- 74% of primary schools are good or outstanding compared with a national average of 78%.
- In 10 out of the 14 local authorities, over a quarter of primary pupils attend a school that is not yet good.
- 51% of colleges were judged as good or better against 72% nationally.
Key stats from Ofsted report for East Midlands:
- In two thirds of local authorities the number of good and outstanding schools has risen or maintained high levels.
- The proportion of good or outstanding primary schools has increased from 65% to 77%.
- A third of further education and skills provision needs improvement or is satisfactory.
The Midlands has the lowest proportion of inadequate secondary schools in the country, according to schools watchdog Ofsted.
'Good' or 'Outstanding' awards have been given to 74% of Midlands schools. In Coventry, it means 7,000 more pupils are going to a good primary school compared to last year, but the report says the city's primary schools are still among the bottom-performing in the country.