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Legal action over grammars by back door?

Legal action over grammars by back door?

Legal action to prevent grammar streams from being set up within non-selective schools in England is being threatened by a teachers' union.

The National Union of Teachers says some academy trusts are advertising for pupils to join "grammar streams" within comprehensives using an ability test.

The NUT has written to Education Secretary Justine Greening threatening a judicial review.

The Department for Education says streaming by ability is allowed.

Multi-academy trusts are already able to stream by ability across their groups of schools and teach pupils at a separate site, says an education department spokeswoman.

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