Teachers report sharp increase in child poverty

Neil Puffett
Saturday, November 23, 2019

Nearly two thirds of teachers and school staff say there has been an increase in child poverty in their school or college in the past five years, a survey has found.

Nearly two-thirds of teachers said they had seen an increase in hungry pupils. Picture: Shutterstock
Nearly two-thirds of teachers said they had seen an increase in hungry pupils. Picture: Shutterstock

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