Row over whether schools banding will be scrapped

The Welsh Government has insisted that the controversial system of banding secondary schools is "here to stay", after the Western Mail reported that it was to be replaced with a "tough new ranking system."

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Education Minister: 'Banding is here to stay'

Wales' Education Minister has taken to Twitter this morning to insist "banding is here to stay."

Huw Lewis said work on reviewing the controversial ranking system is ongoing.

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