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BBC, 25 Feb 2021
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Many children have missed out on months of classroom teaching as a result of school closures. An extra £400m in funding has been announced, along with £300m announced for catch-up projects in January.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the money will help ensure "no child is left behind" due to the pandemic.

Teachers, experts and unions called the money a "good start" - but warned about overwhelming pupils and teachers.

The prime minister has confirmed all pupils will return to classrooms from 8 March as part of the first step of a roadmap for easing England's lockdown.

Newsnight’s Political Editor Nick Watt reports.

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