Wolverhampton and Birmingham are in the top four in the country for adults without qualifications.
A report out by the University and College Union claims Birmingham Hodge Hill is the second highest.
They are campaigning for more investment into education.
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It will be hot with sunny spells today and feeling humid. Thundery showers are possible later.
Expected to be largely fine and hot but with isolated thunderstorms
Health professionals are advising people to take extra care in hot weather.