Ultimately, a child's education is more important than a holiday in General Discussions Posted June 3, 2013 then the school would have to have a temporary teacher in place. problem solved Affecting the child's education at all? Surely schools would also need Additional funding to pay for this? Tax rises ok to support it? Teachers especially those in the first years of teaching don't get paid enough to go on holiday every year during the school holidays. Their kids don't get to go on holiday during school time just because it's cheaper.