Today’s poll: Should benefits be stopped if children don’t attend pre-school?

A think tank is suggesting that pre-school education is so important – especially for disadvantaged children – that parents should lose their benefits if their children do not attend from the age of three: would you support such a move?

 

Should benefits be stopped if children don’t attend pre-school?

 

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Comments

  1. JudithBosavern

    SchoolsImprove So: let’s support m/class parents’ right to choose if it’s a grammar school, not if on benefits and it’s pre-school?

  2. JudithBosavern

    SchoolsImprove So: let’s support m/class parents’ right to choose if it’s a grammar school, not if on benefits and it’s pre-school?

  3. Rachel

    If you was to stop benefits because children did not attend school then its the children that would be penalised. Most of these children are from disadvantaged families. Stopping benefits will have a really impact on the children. I do agree children should be in school for most of the school term, but if this is not happening then maybe look at what other learning stratergies could be used. Make things more interesting and learning fun.
    Also apart from being off school for illness families should be aloud to take their children on holiday during school time. Obvioisly there should be a limit of how many days are being granted for each child. I dont agree that they should be allowed to take more than 7days holiday as it would have an impact on their education.

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