Rural school closures

27th August 2010 at 01:00

The pace of village primary school closures in England is on the rise, according to campaigners, despite the "presumption" against their closure adopted by the Westminster Government in 2009. The Rural Coalition says 285 rural primaries have closed in England between 1998 and 2009.

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