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Bangladeshi girl wins place at top uni

TAFSIA SHIKDAR is an ordinary school pupil at an ordinary school in Newham, nervous about her “A”-level exams that are coming up in the summer. From September, though, she will be doing something quite extraordinary – studying engineering at the ...

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Schools face funding crisis

PRIMARY AND second schools throughout the UK are bracing themselves for a difficult future as details of the Government’s new funding formula become clear. Under the current funding formula, schools with more challenges – such as higher levels of deprivation among ...

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Now schools in cuts firing line

GOVERNMENT PROPOSALS to change the way in which schools are funded could see nearly three quarters of London’s schools having to cut down their budgets. The warning comes from London Councils, the organisation which represents the 33 Councils in London ...

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