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The Department of Education says it has agreed in principal to the closure of Baverstock Academy in Birmingham.
The secondary school in Druids Heath was plunged into uncertainty in June 2016 because of financial difficulties.
The Government says there will now be a consultation period of 4 weeks for stakeholders to submit their views on the closure before a final decision.
Should the closure go ahead the school will close no earlier than 31 August 2017.
Local MP Steve McCabe has called for an urgent meeting with Justine Greening.
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A local MP has hit out after the Government announces it's planning to re-open a consultation into closing Baverstock Academy.