Archive: Special Needs
For years, the effects of cuts on special needs children have been ignored. But now parents are fighting back.
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Funding cuts, increasing privatisation and the growth of academies and free schools threaten support for pupils with special educational needs (SEN), according to the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union.
Academics and campaigners are calling on the government to reconsider its proposed changes in providing support for children with special needs. The call comes at the public debate 'Time to end the bias towards inclusive education?' which will take place in Manchester as part of the Festival of Social Science run by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) this month.
NASUWT: Teachers are not to blame for varying special needs provision
NASUWT comments on the special needs green paper