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An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Modern records go back to 2013, when twothirds of kids who didn't speak English as a first language were found to be falling behind at school.
The North East has the highest proportion of underperforming secondary schools, with 17.2% of schools falling behind the minimum expected standard in 2016-17, compared with 9.3% nationwide.
Kevin Watkins, the charity's chief executive, said: "It's shocking that in this day and age so many children in England, particularly the poorest, are at greater risk of falling behind by the time they reach school because of our chronic shortage of nursery teachers - a shortage that shows little signs of improving."
In total, four letters were sent out to Stockton councillors for falling behind, but only two were named after they reached the summons stage.
They are falling behind the national average at every level of the school system from nursery to GCSEs, reveals the report put before the council's education scrutiny committee.
According to the programme, 355 are at risk of falling behind.
* Falling Behind: More than four in 10 Americans (42%) say they are falling behind on their 401(k) or individual retirement account (IRA) goals, according to an Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll.
London Heathrow is falling behind rival European hubs Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, is falling behind rival European hubs in the battle for lucrative routes to emerging markets because of the constraints on growth.
Summary: Children with cancer are being bullied by their classmates, losing friends and risk falling behind at school, research suggests.
We are already falling behind England in broadband speeds and this report highlights that the gap is widening.
Birmingham had looked to be heading for defeat after falling behind to an Emile Sinclair goal just 29 seconds into their first outing of 2012 but the late twist ensured the two sides remain one place and one point apart in the bottom half of the npower Championship.
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