Knife crime, parental expectations and cutbacks across the public sector will continue to make it difficult for many local authorities to balance their schools budget, documents seen by Tes suggest.
Read why so many councils are in such debt and what they’re trying to do to claw back some funding. Analysis: The unseen school funding struggles
Please tell us your thoughts in comments or via Twitter ~ Tamsin
Are you a trainee teacher, NQT, teacher, headteacher, parent or just someone who cares about education and has something to get off your chest in a Schools Improvement Guest Post? Follow this link for more details at the bottom of the page.Don’t forget you can sign up to receive our daily email bulletin (around 7am) with all the latest schools news stories. Your details will never be given to anyone else and you can unsubscribe at any stage. Just follow this link.
We now have a Facebook page - please click to like!