More than 50 run-down schools in the Midlands are celebrating today after getting Government money for building work.
But twice as many have seen their bids for funding turned down.
Our Education Correspondent Peter Bearne reports on the "haves" and the "have-nots".
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A mother described how her son tried desperately to save a 5-year-old boy who died at Bosworth Water Park in Leicestershire.
A number of individuals have been jailed after a recent crack-down on seizing fire-arms by West Midlands Police.