“Ugh! Poor-person spawn! Get it away from me!” Theresa May’s reaction to ordinary school pupils is telling [Image: Getty].

Of course the new funding formula is a cheat, and takes away more than it provides; Tories don’t want your children to be educated, no matter how intelligent they are or how good for the country they may be.

Intelligent, educated working people are a threat to Tories.

Oh, and it seems the Tory government’s funding formula consultation website is crashing with suspicious regularity at the time of writing:

Perhaps, for the Tories, ignorance is bliss?

Head teachers representing some 3,000 schools in England have written to their local MPs and ministers calling for a rethink on school finance plans.

They say a new national funding formula, which should give underfunded schools more cash, ignores inflationary cost pressures faced by all schools.

The heads come from 14 local council areas and represent 1.5 million pupils.

The letter comes as the government’s consultation period for the new school funding formula closes on Wednesday.

Source: Heads increase pressure over school funding – BBC News

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