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New investment in school buildings, 10/10/14 [S]

The first wave of schools to benefit from the expanded Scotlandís Schools for the Future programme has been announced by Learning Minister Alasdair Allan.

A further £330 million funding, confirmed yesterday by Finance Secretary John Swinney, brings the total investment for the programme between the Scottish Government and local authorities to £1.8 billion.

The first 13 local authorities to receive funding to allow them to either rebuild or refurbish some of the poorest condition schools in their estate, was announced by the Minister for Learning at Waid Academy in Fife, one of the schools which will be replaced.

For full details see the Scottish Government news release.

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New investment in school buildings