New programmes for at-risk kids – but the budget remains the same
Socially-disadvantaged children will be given a helping hand to guide them to an education on Thursday when the social affairs minister, Anette Vilhelmsen (SF), presents education enrolment targets that will call for half of all such children to complete some form of secondary schooling by the time they turn 25.
The trick for councils, however, will be to do this without having their budgets raised. Instead the government will seek to get more out the 14 billion kroner it already sets aside for such efforts.
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