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EDUCATION: That was the boom. Here comes the bust

Schools are not going to be able to escape the effects of the recession, warns John Howson

WHOEVER wins the 2010 General Election, that event will mark a turning point in many ways. The present phoney economic war will come to an end, and the full effects of fighting the banking collapse and the resultant recession will be felt by everyone.

Although there are promises that the school system will be cushioned from the worst outcomes of public-sector cutbacks, it is likely that other parts of the education scene will not be as well protected.

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