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Carol Vorderman says pupils should study maths to 18

School pupils in England should study maths up to the age of 18, a report commissioned by the government says.

It says radical change is needed to give children the mathematical skills needed to succeed in a workplace where numeracy is increasingly important.

The report, by TV presenter Carol Vorderman, said the current system was failing young people.

Gillian Hargreaves reports

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