West Sussex governors threaten ‘strike’ on school funding

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The first ever school governors' "strike" is being threatened in the escalating dispute over spending cuts.

School governors in West Sussex are writing to MPs to warn them they will refuse to sign off budgets or carry out their supervisory work.

They are backing local head teachers who have warned they might have to cut school hours because of cash shortages.

But the Department for Education says schools in England are receiving record levels of funding.


The letter from governing bodies says they have been in "shock and…

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