Schools face cuts of £3bn, says watchdog

"School leaders have warned of deepening financial problems - with head teachers in West Sussex threatening that this could mean cutting school hours.
Almost every state school head in the local authority had written to the Prime Minister Theresa May in the autumn warning of the "dire financial position".
"Schools are struggling to function adequately on a day-to-day basis, and, in addition, we are severely hampered in our ability to recruit and retain staff, work with reasonable teacher-pupil ratios and to buy basic equipment," said the letter from more than 250 heads."

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