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'We need national school funding formula'

For the past century state schools have been paid for in England through local authorities.

According to a story in the Financial Times, that is going to change as schools will receive funds directly and decide how to spend them.

Kathy James, head of policy for the National Association of Head Teachers explains what impact this change will have on schools' spending.

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