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Campaign in the News

June 2019

Revealed: The 17 colleges to share £2.5m in final strategic improvement funding round , FE Week

May 2019

EPI: Proportion of sixth form colleges with in-year deficits rockets fivefold in six-year period, FE Week

EPI: Colleges stung by 'sharp, real-terms decline in funding,' TES


April 2019 Thelma Walker: Take action now over the funding crisis , Yorkshire Post

Increase 16-19 funding by ‘significant amount’, Social Mobility Commission urges, FE Week

Opinion: John Cryer MP - listen to the Raise the Rate campaign, Ilford Recorder

Select committee chair and skills minister clash over Spending Review strategy, FE Week 

March 2019French rocks — this is no time for schools to drop your ouis and nons, Evening StandardA-level courses 'cut in sixth-form funding squeeze', BBC NewsSixth forms drop languages A-levels due to inadequate funding, The GuardianGateway radio interview with SFCA's Deputy Chief Executive, James Kewin on the Funding Impact SurveyLearning languages is about more than vocabulary tests – it gives you insight into a culture beyond your own, i NewsLBC interview with SFCA CEO Bill Watkin on the Funding Impact SurveyNew survey highlights damaging impact of funding cuts on sixth form students, FE News

Half of sixth forms forced to drop modern languages, Edexec

Cash-strapped sixth forms dropping language A-Levels, The WeekHalf of sixth forms cut language courses, TESFunding impact survey exposes cuts to mental health and careers support, Fe WeekAoC increases funding rate demands after crunching the T-level numbers, FE Week

Minister says write to me about shortage of money, Henley Standard

February 2019

164 MPs lobbying Chancellor for more FE funding, FE Week

January 2019

James Kewin talks sixth form funding and the raise the rate campaign, BBC radio Sheffield radioSkills minister speaks about the Raise the Rate campaign at SFCA winter conferenceHartlepool MP Mike Hill calls for more investment in schools and colleges, Hartlepool MailDaniel Zeichner discusses debate on college funding with BBC Look EastDebate will be FE's chance to push for real change' TESColleges contratulated as FE funding tops DfE's correspondence league tables, FE Week

Portsmouth MP calls on Government for better support for colleges, Stephen Morgan blog

Horsham school and college leaders discuss education funding crisis, West Sussex County Times



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