Parent school donations 'exacerbating inequality'

Parent school donations 'exacerbating inequality'
 

Pupils in some of the poorest regions of England are losing out because parents cannot afford to fill a funding shortfall with donations, BBC News has found.
In 2017-18, the average school in London raised £43,000 from donations. In Yorkshire, it was just £13,300.
The Fair Education Alliance said this gap "exacerbates unfairness between rich and poor".
The main political parties have all pledged to improve school funding.
The BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme's analysis of Department for Education data shows the average school in England generated £59 per pupil from donations in... read more

 
11 December 2019 in Regional, Views: 37
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