10th September 1999 at 01:00
ONE OF the reasons teachers are usually broke is because of the amount of holiday we are obliged to take. Just staying at home costs a small forturne.

I would like to suggest teachers be paid a special holiday supplement as compensation. This would be added to pay as and when holidays arose.

Since this is pay for not doing your job it would not be performance-related.

Francis Farrell

15 Woodlands Road

Whalley Range, Manchester

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