Raising Standards for all
During recent years, Local Education Authorities have made great
progress in improving the educational attainment of, and equality of
opportunity for, their minority ethnic pupils. The Government will
taking funding decisions which may have a profound impact on Local
Education Authorities, and
ultimately schools, ability to continue making such improvements.
The Local Government Association's High Ethnicity Authorities' Special
Interest Group is campaigning for the continued recognition of the
funding required to support the needs of ethnically diverse
communities in the
distribution of resources to local authorities.
Adequate funding must be available for those local education
authorities with high numbers of pupils from minority ethnic groups.
Without this commitment, schools cannot succeed in giving all pupils
an equal chance of achieving their full potential.
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