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MPs: Govt body 'too slow' to intervene in failing schools

The government body responsible for allocating billions of pounds of taxpayers' money to schools, colleges and academies has been strongly criticised by MPs for being too slow to intervene in failing institutions.

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Union: MPs' report highlights 'dog's dinner of a mess'

An MPs report - which criticised the body responsible for allocating money to education institutions for being too slow to intervene in failing schools - highlights "the dog's dinner of a mess" made by the Government, a teaching union said.

The PAC [Public Accounts Committee] report reveals the dog's dinner of a mess the Government has made of holding academies and academy trusts accountable for the huge sums of public money they receive.

– Mary Bousted, The general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers

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