Posted on Friday 19th Jun 2020
The most disadvantaged pupils will have access to tutors through a £350m programme over the next academic year.
Primary and secondary schools will be given £650m to spend on one-to-one or group tuition for any pupils they think need it.
Head teachers welcomed the funds, but said more details were needed.
Labour said ministers should convene a taskforce - involving trade unions and scientific and health experts - to help all pupils return to school safely as soon as possible.
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