(UK) Boris Johnson: "£700M [$850M U.S.] package" for SPED students

Aug 30, 2019, Sun: Boris gives schools huge £14billion bumper funding boost – and promises more cash for teachers BORIS Johnson today announced a bumper £14.5 billion cash injection for schools across England as he puts education at the heart of his General Election campaign. The huge three-year funding increase will guarantee that every primary and secondary school in England will receive an above-inflation pay rise for every teacher. The PM also announced a £700 million [$850M U.S.] package for children with special education needs and disabilities…. The announcement means that by 2022/23 schools funding will increase by £7.1 billion [$8.6B U.S.]a year and the overall schools budget will rise to £52.2 billion [$6.3B U.S.] by that year. But Mr Johnson refused to reveal how the Government is funding the cash boost but denied it would lead to budget cuts elsewhere. More detail on where the money will be found will come next week, the Government said