North Yorkshire rural schools need fairer funding deal

The Northern Echo reports on warnings from an education authority that funding is set to “remain challenging” for a number of schools in the short-term, despite the government providing lump sums to keep some running

This comes as North Yorkshire County Council meets to confirm schools will get at least two per cent more funding in the 2022/23 financial year alongside an exceptional circumstance lump sum of £50,000 for small secondary schools in sparsely populated areas.

The report underlines that without the extra funding, numerous schools would otherwise be unable to remain viable.

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The Northern Echo - North Yorkshire rural schools need fairer funding deal


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