Heads who take over struggling schools are to be given a two and half years reprieve from Ofsted inspections, to enable them to turn things around.
The plans come in a white paper on schools, which signals a shake-up of teacher training and school governance.
Heads who take over failing schools have long complained that they risk their careers by doing so. It is hoped the reprieve will encourage more of them to work in challenging areas.
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