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‘We’re still waiting’: schools lack free laptops pledged for poorer GCSE pupils


As secondaries prepare to open more widely, most heads have seen none of the devices promised to help disadvantaged teenagers

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Headteachers fear the government’s promise to deliver laptops to disadvantaged teenagers will not be fulfilled as the majority said this weekend they had still received none.

On 19 April, the secretary of state for education, Gavin Williamson, announced the scheme, claiming it would “take the pressure off” parents and schools, and support children without any access to online learning while schools were shut.

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