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By Lutfur Rahman
This has been a remarkable week for our borough, which has made national headlines in the wake of an independent academic study into the turnaround of our borough's schools.
In 1997 Tower Hamlets schools were rated the worst in the country.
Education in Tower Hamlets has received the highest praise in an independent report published this week.
Top academics analysed the borough's success on the back of rapidly rising exam results.
A free school that opened its doors to Docklands pupils less than two years ago has secured the highest praise available from Ofsted.
Canary Wharf College has also become the most popular school per pupil place in Tower Hamlets, with its independent educational style and small class sizes.
The only east London school to offer the International Baccalaureate diploma on its timetable has been praised by Ofsted inspectors.
George Green's School, on the Isle of Dogs, received an overall rating of good following its latest review, with teaching quality, behaviour and safety of pupils and management all flagged up as plus points.
Greenwich schools are among the best in the country according to the latest government results which place the local authority in the top 25 per cent.
Primary school results revealed that at Key stage 2 78 per cent of pupils achieved the national expected standard in English and maths and 90 per cent of 11-year-olds had progressed by two or more national curriculum levels since the age of seven.