what is my local education authority
LEAs generally have responsibilities for the funding and distribution of the funding for schools in their areas, they are responsible for admissions and the number of places at each school, they employ the staff that work in voluntary controlled schools and generally are responsible for the children in their care.
In England and Wales are councils which have responsibility for the education system within their jurisdiction.
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One hundred and fifty English local authorities and all authorities in Wales have the strategic lead for education of children and young people. They have a legal duty to ensure that every child fulfils his or her educational potential.
Third of local areas face secondary school places running out within five years
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