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Retired teacher pressures politicians on funding

The Prime Minister faced some tough questions on school funding last night as part of an election broadcast.

She was challenged over promises to spend an extra £4 billion on our schools and what that really means.

Primaries and secondaries in Wokingham receive some of the lowest levels of funding in the country and the whole issue of financing our schools has been a key issue across this election campaign.

We spoke to a 100 year old retired teacher who is helping protestors put pressure on politicians to get a good deal for schools.

As our Social Affairs Correspondent Christine Alsford reports.

Christine spoke to retired teacher Len Goldman, headteacher at Tanbridge House School Jules White and parents and campaigners Janine Dotchin and Annabel Yoxall.


No emergency funding package for West Sussex schools, says Government

The government has refused to give schools in West Sussex an emergency funding package.

Headteachers and local MPs met the schools' minister at Westminster today. They told him education in the county hasn't been funded fairly and they need an additional twenty million pounds.