Free school meals students ‘worse off’ under EMA change

“Students on free school meals will get an average of £370 a year less under plans to replace axed study grants in England, a think tank has said. On Tuesday, the government announced £180m for bursaries for low-income 16 to 19-year-olds after cutting the £560m Education Maintenance Allowance scheme …” (more)

[BBC News, 30 March]

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