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Would you pay £50 towards school fees?
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Daryl Cockerill who has two children at the school says parents are outraged (28k)

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School pupils in Leicestershire get the least funding in the whole country

The average funding in Leicestershire per pupil is £3,091 compared to the national average of £3,515 - a difference of £424

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This is a straw poll and not a scientific survey of public opinion. The results may not be reproduced by third parties, or portrayed as a BBC opinion poll, under any circumstances.

A cash-strapped school in Leicestershire's asking parents to stump up £50 to help swell it coffers.

The head teacher of Kegworth Primary School says it's not compulsory for parents to pay but, given the school's struggle to stay out of the red, he's make a heart-felt plea for as many to contribute as possible.

But is this right? Should parents be asked to help out in this way? What do you think? We want to have a vote on this.

Should parents have to pay in this way? Yes or No?

What's your view on this request? Would you be happy to support your child's education in this way or is it letting the Government off the hook?


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Irene
I pay 70 Euro; I think it is a shame, though, living in a really rich country (Austria) and paying my fair share of tax-money. But you want your child's teachers to have what they need ...

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