The East Midlands region has one of the biggest percentages of academy schools in the country, according to new figures.
Across the Midlands, nearly half of secondary schools are now academies. The Education Secretary Michael Gove will later announce his future plans for academies in the region.
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Periods of heavy rain during the morning, then becoming drier through the early afternoon.
Cloudy at first with rain moving southeast across the region.
West Midlands weather: Cloudy with some drizzle