All work for some pay

10th September 2004 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Marie-Claire Wolanski, a 17-year-old pupil at St Mungo's High in Falkirk, is one of thousands with a part-time job - 55 per cent of youngsters in the case of her school. Such levels are causing concern in an authority where HMI has criticised attainment. It hopes education maintenance allowances will take the pressure off low-income families. NEWS 6

Photograph by TOM FINNIEATOM

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