Money shouldn't be invested in 'inefficient' schools

Schools Minister Lord Agnew has said that the Government should not pour money into ‘inefficient’ schools, according to Tes

Addressing the Confederation of Schools Trusts’ summer conference last week, he said that schools ‘must get their houses in order’ to receive further funding and said he had seen first-hand the scale of waste in some schools from his time running a chain of academies.

He also revealed that the Department for Education had written to the Conservative leadership candidates to outline funding priorities.

He outlined his main concerns: ‘I’m worried about post-16, for example. I’m worried about high needs and I’m also worried about remote rural primaries where it’s hard to recruit experienced people.’

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