Posted on Monday 23rd Sep 2019
Labour says it would scrap England's education watchdog Ofsted, accusing it of being "unfit for purpose".
It would mean the end of grades for schools such as outstanding, good or inadequate.
It will also be seen as a symbolic shift towards the position of teachers' unions who have opposed Ofsted inspections.
Former Ofsted chief, Sir Michael Wilshaw, described the plan as "bonkers".
The promise to abolish Ofsted, announced as Labour holds its annual conference, is a major shift in policy.
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