Petition launched to fight proposed £8.3m clawback of schools cash
ACTION has been stepped up to fight controversial proposals to clawback more than £8.3m from Cumbria's schools.
The figure is the largest chunk of projected savings totaling £14.1m that local education experts want to make next year.
They face increasing pressure to meet spiralling costs of supporting growing numbers of pupils and young people with special needs.
Under the proposals, every school in the county could suffer an unexpected budget cut of three per cent next year - a combined figure that tops more than £8.3m.
Today the News & Star reveals what each school in the area would... read more
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