Rebecca Evans, Welsh Labour's Assembly candidate for Gower, has joined Education Minister Huw Lewis on a visit to Gorseinon Junior School.
The visit came following the announcement that Welsh Labour will invest a minimum of £100m in additional frontline funding to continue raising standards in our schools if it wins the May election.
Rebecca Evans said: "Welsh Labour's pledge is good news for pupils, parents and teachers in Gower.
"It follows on from recent figures which show that the percentage of children persistently absent from school has fallen steadily under the Labour administration in Swansea, and the recent National School Categorisation results which showed that schools across Gower are continuing to improve.
"Last summer's GCSE results were the best we have ever seen in Wales.
"Raised standards of education across the area are the result of strong leadership from the Welsh Government, and the hard work and dedication of our teachers and staff who strive to ensure that their pupils are supported to achieve their full potential."
Education Minister, Huw Lewis, said: "Over the last term, the Welsh Labour Government has driven a major programme of reform to raise standards in our schools. We have increased investment in our schools, and this is manifesting itself in stronger schools and better outcomes for our young people. Our new pledge of £100m in additional frontline funding will see us build on that."
Rebecca Evans and the Minister took the opportunity to meet with staff and parent representatives at Gorseinon Junior School to explore issues facing the school.
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