Education: School Cuts

Last weekend was the NEU (National Education Union) Weekend of Action. The organisation School Cuts put on a number of events which proved very successful. Their website provides information on the amount of money that your local school will be losing under the Tories' new funding formula for schools - check it out here.  

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Education: Hammond Reported for False Statements

Labour has reported the Chancellor to the statistics watchdog after he wrongly claimed that school spending is going up. In his Spring Statement Philip Hammond repeated claims made by the Education Secretary which had already led to a formal rebuke and retraction. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/chancellor-statistics-watchdog-false-claims-12217002

Education: Period Poverty a Parental Problem?

Justine Greening (Education Secretary) has suggested that parents need to play a greater part in making sure their children get to school with the right equipment. This is after she has announced a new funding formula for schools which makes schools every school in our ward worse off. See here for the details of your … Continue reading Education: Period Poverty a Parental Problem?