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'Teaching school' funding concerns

"Minimal" funding - pound;60,000 per school for the first year, followed by pound;50,000 and pound;40,000 in the two subsequent years - for the Coalition government's flagship "teaching school" initiative will leave headteachers unable to take on the major tasks given to them by ministers, heads' leaders have warned. Whole swathes of responsibility for finding and training the next generation of school leaders will pass to the new elite primary and secondary teaching schools from this September.

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