f40 welcomes ASCL stance on fair funding for schools

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Campaign group f40 today gave an enthusiastic welcome to the Association of School & College Leaders’ (ASCL) view that school funding system is “inadequate”, a “postcode lottery” and a “grant system that does not work”. F40, which represents the local authorities with the...

Flat cash school budgets make fair funding formula all the more vital, warns f40

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Campaign group f40, which represents the local authorities with the poorest funded schools in England, today gave a cautious welcome to the PM’s announcement that funding per pupil will not be cut in cash terms by a future Conservative government, but added that it is now even...

f40’s welcomes extra funding for the poorest-funded schools

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Campaign group f40, which represents the local authorities with the poorest funded schools in England, has warmly welcomed today’s announcement that extra funding will be made available by the government to begin the process of making the allocation system fairer. An announcement...

f40’s fight for fairer school funding goes to Westminster

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Campaign group f40, which represents the local authorities with the poorest funded schools in England, will this week hold a major conference on the government’s doorstep. The group’s conference on a new national funding formula will be staged in the Palace of Westminster on...

f40 gets sniff of victory in its fight for fair funding of schools

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Campaign group f40, which represents the local authorities with the poorest funded schools in England, has welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s confirmation that a new and fairer school funding formula is to be introduced. The promise of a long-awaited national funding...

Secretary of State rejects f40’s proposal boost position of worst funded pupils

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The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, has rejected a proposal put forward by the f40 group of local authorities for an immediate £99m uplift of funding for the worst funded schools and pupils in England. This means that the pupils, schools and local authorities that...

f40 in positive mood after meeting with Secretary of State

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F40, the group campaigning for fairer school funding on behalf of the country’s lowest funded local authorities, came away from a meeting with the Secretary of State for Education feeling moderately positive. Before the meeting, the group had suggested that Michael Gove had...