This story was in the news today. Seems "education" ain't wot is used to be... and neither is charity.
****** Charity rules now mean private schools have to prove "public benefit" Independent schools in England are protesting about "too narrow" rules for charitable status - as two out of five test-case schools fail to qualify. The loss of charitable status threatens tax benefits for independent schools. The Independent Schools Council says the rulings rely too much on the number of bursaries, with fees likely to have to rise to fund subsidised places. The Charity Commission says charities must "demonstrate how they bring real benefit to the public". ***** Full story at http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/8148347.stm Gordon -- "Think Feynman"///////// http://pobox.com/~gordo/ gordon.j...@pobox.com/// _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediau...@wikimedia.org http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l WMUK: http://uk.wikimedia.org