Cash cuts 'threaten school standards', say MPs

Schools have warned about funding shortages.


The biggest school funding shortages in England since the 1990s are threatening to damage standards, says a report from MPs overseeing public spending.


The cross-party Public Accounts Committee criticises "delusions" in government over the budget situation.


Head teachers said the Department for Education had "buried its head in the sand" over the extent of financial problems.


The Department for Education has said that funding is at record levels.


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