The plans have been attacked by the former education secretary Ed Balls, who said they would "hugely devalue the academies' name".
The Academies Bill, presented to Parliament later on Thursday, will pave the way for schools which are judged to be outstanding to switch quickly to academy status. The bill and a White Paper expected in July will also mean that state-funded academies could be set up by parents or other groups without needing to consult the local authority, under the "free school" policy.
New academies set up under the proposed legislation would be able to be managed by outside companies. The existing academy programme, which had plans for up to schools, had been focused on improving standards in the most challenging areas.
Critics of the academies and free schools policies warn that the weakening of the role of local authorities in providing education will mean that some children - especially the most disadvantaged - will lose out. Mr Gove says that another coalition policy - that of the "pupil premium" will mean that does not happen. Under this policy, extra money will "follow" disadvantaged children to whichever school they go to. Another way in which struggling schools would be helped by the new sysytem, he said, was that schools applying to become academies would be expected to enter into partnerships with others which were performing less well.
And schools which had been in "special measures" for more than a year without showing improvement would themselves be turned into academies, by being linked with a trust or education provider. But Downing St sources say ministers will not grant time for the vote, labelling it "silly political games".
Academies are state-funded schools which have a high degree of autonomy.
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They should have the same structure and rigour and standards. Perry Beeches I has places in year 7 with 1, applicants. Absolutely key to free schools is that parents in their local community want them. We are making sure children aspire to and are ambitious for great things in their life. We are trying to spread educational opportunity.
The benefits of the academies and free schools system is about taking the opportunity to help others have a better education.
I see mathematicians as key to the future of the country. I would like my pupils to have the opportunities to go on and do meaningful and interesting things in maths and the sciences and beyond. We have decided to specialise in STEM - we are running A levels that will lead people to university or to good qualifications so that they will be able to get jobs in manufacturing in the local area.
You have to be realistic about the labour market - young people have to go on doing English and maths.
The new computing curriculum has a very large amount of computer science in it. We now have a subject discipline which is based on principles, concepts, methods and techniques that will last for the long term.
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