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Plans to build a new free school on Teesside have run into problems.
The coalition government is supporting parents in Ingleby Barwick who want to see a new secondary school built in the town, but Stockton Council says the plans have been recommended for refusal.
Our reporter Frances read spoke to the Education Secretary Michael Gove when was visiting the region today.
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