The QT

Friday 19 July 2024

Poverty is creating a crisis in our classrooms

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation report into child poverty paints a grim picture for North East primary schools. Simon Rushworth reports
  • Shocking level of hardship leaves many schools facing a choice between education and safeguarding
  • Many teachers say funds being diverted from fun and enriching activities
  • Schools need help to concentrate on education as more and more become centres for social care


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