28/04/2017

School Principals Prepared To 'Go Into The Red'

A number of principals from schools across Northern Ireland have said they are prepared to go into deficit to ensure the education of their pupils.

The headteachers have signed a letter to the Secretary of State, James Brokenshire, stating that they will not implement a proposed 2.5% cuts to their budgets and that they are prepared to "go into the red".
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It is understood the group of principals have also written to parents seeking their support and have appealed to the Education Authority for its backing.

(MH)

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