Education Minister Leighton Andrews says news tests will address recent findings which say twenty percent of young people have a reading age eighteen months below their actual age when they leave primary school.
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Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood AM says Wales should play a role in helping refugees in need.
Showers in the north and east will merge into longer spells of rain for a time.
The Environment Agency have issued two Flood Warnings and eight Flood Alerts across Wales.