Parents 'Asked To Pay For Text Books By Schools'
Posted at 8:20AM Monday 14 Apr 2014
The Association of Teachers and Lecturers survey of 500 staff members in English, Welsh and Northern Irish schools found 26% of parents were asked for contributions for such items.
According to the survey, in 30% of cases, if parents cannot pay, the school makes up the difference.
But 43% of staff fear such requests put some pupils at a disadvantage.
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