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NUT will campaign against new reading tests

The National Union of Teachers has voted to campaign against new phonics-based reading tests for five and six-year-olds in England.

But its members have decided the ballot will go ahead only if the results of the test are used in school league tables.

The government says there are no plans to do this.

The BBC's education correspondent Reeta Chakrabarti reports.

  • 08 Apr 2012
  • From the section UK
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