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Sussex School U-Turn on plans for Academy status

A secondary school in Sussex that was hoping to become an academy has performed a dramatic U-Turn hours ahead of a crucial vote tonight.

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Parents delight after academy plans thrown out

Parents have been celebrating today after controversial plans to turn a Sussex school into an academy were dramatically thrown out. The headteacher of Hove Park had been the driving force behind conversion But late in the day he advised governors to vote against the plan, to avoid what he called "unrest and disruption" at the secondary school. Malcolm Shaw has our report.

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