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More hand-wringing over teenage schooling

The UK has maintained its international standing but agonises over its failure to improve, writes Alison Goddard.

Today’s newspapers reflect on the UK’s performance in tests of 15-year-old pupils conducted by the OECD, which show that British teenagers lag behind those in East Asia. The BBC has the best coverage: it reflects on the rise of league tables and offers readers the chance to try the tests themselves.

The Independent says that Islamic radicals face being expelled from universities under government proposals.

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