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Tens of thousands of children to miss out in dilapidated buildings scheme
Tens of thousands of children could have their education hampered by crumbling, run-down schools because of uncertainty over government funding to rebuild and renovate the country's most dilapidated school buildings.
New analysis from the Local government Association shows hundreds of schools, categorised as being some of the most run down in the country, could miss out on government funding earmarked to fix them.
A total of £2 billion has been allocated by government to help rebuild between 100 and 300 of the country's crumbling schools under the Government's Priority Schools Building Programme, but not a penny of this has been spent because of missed deadlines and long delays.
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