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Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000

Pre-school children

Section 35 – Provision of school education by persons other than education authorities

78.Section 35 allows local authorities to secure pre-school provision by entering into arrangements with other persons, for instance private or voluntary pre-school centres. This section gives a statutory base to the pre-school partnership arrangements which involve private and voluntary providers in public-funded pre-school education.

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