Schools converting to academies cost councils £30m, BBC reveals
By Claire Jones
BBC News Online
25 September 2015
From the section England
Local authorities cleared £30million of school deficit to allow conversions to academies
Millions of pounds of debt have been inherited by councils across England as schools convert to academies, a BBC investigation has revealed.
Opponents say local authorities are forced to use their government education grant to clear the debts.
A BBC Freedom of Information request shows more than £30m has …read more
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