TITLE

Children in care to get £500 to spend on tutors and trips

AUTHOR(S)
Hillier, Andy
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;5/28/2008, preceding p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of government in Great Britain to spend £56 million to help children who are struggling at school. It is observed that the 13 percent of looked-after children get five good General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) compared with an average of 62 percent. On the other hand, the government also offer councils with top-ups of £100 to child trust funds for looked-after children for each year they are in care.
ACCESSION #
32649757

 

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