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Councillor calls for fairer school funding

The Government's being urged to address the controversial issue of funding for Devon's schools.

Every child in a Devon school gets £644 less in Government funding than the national average ...according to the latest figures.

The county currently stands sixth from the bottom of a table of 50 local authorities, for the amount of money received to educate the county's children

The county council's cabinet member for education in Devon is meeting the Education Minister soon, to raise the issue.

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