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Future of Guernsey's secondary schools debated

The Education Department wants to rebuild La Mare de Carteret secondary and primary schools, and conduct a wider review of the number and size of schools.

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Future of La Mare De Carteret could be clear today

Parents and students in Guernsey could find out today if their school will be rebuilt.

It’s the second day of a formal States debate over whether tens of millions of pounds should be spent on the Le Mare De Carteret project.

Politicians will debate calls for a wider review of education in the island, including the role of the 11 plus selective system and the number and size of schools.

The Treasury and Resources Department wants politicians to agree to close at least one school before the rebuild is allowed to go ahead, but the Education Department says it is vital now.

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