Action for Children responds to the Government’s announcement on education recovery
Imran Hussain, director of policy and campaigns at Action for Children, said:
“Today’s Government announcement on education recovery clearly does not make the grade. Children don’t have a second chance at childhood and these measures risk leaving millions, particularly the most disadvantaged pupils, lacking the proper support they require to catch up.
"It's clear that Sir Kevan Collins understands that the clock is ticking on childhoods and life chances, so the country needs a decisive response to ensure no child is left behind. Ministers need to back their education recovery reviewer, who called for more investment, without further delay.”
Notes to editor
Action for Children protects and supports vulnerable children and young people by providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. With 476 services in communities across the country, the charity helps more than 370,000 children, teenagers, parents and carers a year. actionforchildren.org.uk