Action Demanded Over WCAT Schools

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There are calls for schools under the Wakefield city academy trust to be put back into local authority control.

Wakefield's NUT have launched an online petition demanding the department for education allows it to happen and provide funds for it.

As we revealed on Ridings FM last week - the trust will no longer run them saying it doesn't have the capacity to bring about the rapid improvement the academies need and students deserve.

MP Yvette Cooper is among those calling on the government to take action to make sure there's no disruption for children's education.

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