Schools wait anxiously for spending decisions

Many schools want money for building projects, but the government will have to make choices that will leave many unhappy, writes Martha Kearns.

15th November, 2008

Many schools want money for building projects, but the government will have to make choices that will leave many unhappy, writes Martha Kearns.

The capital allocation for school buildings was the only Budget 2009 announcement concerning the education sector which did not cause uproar among teachers and parents - in fact, it received little comment at all.

This was probably because the impression was given that the allocation had increased from last year. As schools are...

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