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OPPOSITION SURVEY FINDS BIRMINGHAM HEAD TEACHERS 'BEGGING FOR CASH'

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A report in the Birmingham Post (p4) says that Birmingham primary schools are having to go cap in hand to parents' ...
A report in the Birmingham Post (p4) says that Birmingham primary schools are having to go cap in hand to parents' associations and businessmen for funds according to a survey by the council's opposition education finance spokesman.

The Post says that 94% of those surveyed said the had to rely on donations to buy some basic equipment. It adds that a Labour councillor, Phil Rose, vice chairman of the education committee said overall the schools were £12 million in the black and had enough money to meet running costs.
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