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55 new free schools launch

Twice as many new free schools will start the new term this week compared with last year, as 55 open their doors for the first time.

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Education Secretary visits new free school in Birmingham

Education Secretary Michael Gove visited the first new school to open in Birmingham for 15 years today.

Perry Beeches II The Free School opened its doors for the first time and welcomed new year seven and post-16 students.

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Michael Gove meets staff at Perry Beeches II The Free School in Birmingham today. Credit: ITV Central
The Education Secretary talks to pupils. Credit: ITV Central

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