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School cutbacks put ‘education system at risk’ | BBC News

The £3bn savings expected of England’s schools threaten the stability of the whole education system, says the National Association of Head Teachers.

General secretary Russell Hobby says ministers should no longer be allowed to claim school funding is protected.

The Department for Education has said school funding is at record levels. But the Institute of Fiscal Studies says this claim does not tell the whole story or take account of the impact of cost pressures on per pupil funding.

It has just published research which says to keep school funding at its present levels in real terms, an extra £2bn will be needed between 2017 and 2022.

Read the full story on the BBC website: School cutbacks put ‘education system at risk’ | BBC News

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