‘A return to Victorian Britain’: Teachers pay for haircuts, toothbrushes and even underwear for poor pupils

‘A return to Victorian Britain’: Teachers pay for haircuts, toothbrushes and even underwear for poor pupils

newFriday 1st May 2015 at 09:26 By David Icke

‘Schools are being forced to act as “miniature welfare states” to plug the gaps created by cuts in services to the poorest families.
A survey of more than 2,000 headteachers found they were having to buy clothing such as uniforms and even underwear for their pupils as well as providing washing facilities and breakfasts.
At one school, all pupils were provided with toothbrushes and instructed to brush their teeth twice a day.
The survey by the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) estimates that schools are spending £43m a year to offset the effect of poverty on their pupils.’
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