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Academy funding falls for secondary schools.

Academy funding falls for secondary schools.

Academies in England received less last year per pupil in secondary schools than four years earlier, according to official figures.

The median income per secondary pupil in academies for 2015-16 was £5,714, down from £6,340 in 2011-12, not taking into account inflation.

Head teachers have been campaigning about funding shortages.

But last week Education Secretary Justine Greening promised to reallocate £1.3bn more for school budgets.

The figures from the Department for Education show a £280m shortfall between total income and expenditure in academies in 2015-16.

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