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Education Act 2002

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Part 4: Powers of Intervention

21.This Part extends the powers through which the Secretary of State, or the NAW, and LEAs may intervene in schools with serious weaknesses or requiring special measures. It introduces a new power to appoint an interim executive board (IEB); and a power for the Secretary of State or the NAW to involve an external partner in turning round a school in special measures or having serious weaknesses.

22.The Part also extends the powers of the Secretary of State, or the NAW, to intervene in weak LEAs.

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