TITLE

Letting go

PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Education Journal;Apr2003, Issue 69, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the consequences of the British government's miscalculation on funding schools. Change in the formula used for local government funding; Relationship between the central and local government; History of the erosion of local power and prestige in the country; Need to let councils raise most of the money they spend and be free to decide how to spend it.
ACCESSION #
10406776

 

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