Urgent question in the Senedd on PISA results

Education Minister Huw Lewis will face an urgent question in the Senedd this afternoon following the publication of the PISA results. The Assembly Commission has confirmed the urgent question tabled by Liberal Democrat Aled Roberts has been accepted by Presiding Officer Rosemary Butler.

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Wales' PISA rankings worst in UK

The latest Programme for International Student Assessment Tests (PISA) tests reveal Wales has fallen behind the rest of the UK significantly in reading, maths and science for the third time.