The QT

Friday 14 June 2024

Campaigners warn: Education ‘safety valve’ spells danger

Stewart Carr looks at the issue of children with special educational needs and disabilities, the financial stress they bring to councils, and why the government’s ‘safety valve’ is only adding to the pressure
  • Parents left exasperated at waiting times and lack of support to help their children
  • North Tyneside and Darlington join government programme to tackle shortfall in special needs education provision
  • Campaigning mother warns of long-term impact of inadequate support into adulthood


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