The leader of Monmouthshire County Council, Peter Fox, said today's Estyn report acknowledged schools there are still performing well, but could do better when deprivation is factored in, and that 'special measures' is a wide recommendation, which could include a range of approaches.
He told our Education Correspondent Joanna Simpson that the council is "already working with other authorities" on several education services, and is "already in discussions over how we can work in a more regional approach" over others.
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Winter gets off to a wet and windy start! Another very unpleasant day on the cards!
Wales has now become the first country in the UK to change the law governing organ donation to a soft opt-out system.
The strong winds will ease overnight, but heavy rain is likely in places. At least it will feel mild!