Kids from villages are being left behind as the cost of turning schools into academies is too high, MPs warn

PUPILS in country villages are at risk of being left behind because remote rural schools are too expensive to turn into academies, MPs warn today.

The powerful Public Accounts Committee found some small rural primary schools were “unattractive to multi-academy trusts because they are financially vulnerable or geographically isolated”.

23a1b6edf050c971cfa3fd6f1d7a6132 Kids from villages are being left behind as the cost of turning schools into academies is too high, MPs warn

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