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Education Simone Aspis head and shoulders

The government failed to take any account of the impact on disabled pupils of its “discriminatory” plans to expand grammar schools in England, say campaigners. A government consultation paper published this week, Schools That Work For Everyone, includes plans to remove the ban on opening new grammar schools in England. But there is not
Education Tara Flood head and shoulders

New official figures highlight grave concerns about the impact of the government’s special educational needs and disability (SEND) reforms on disabled children, according to a leading campaigner. The figures show that some local authorities are lagging far behind others in implementing the government’s reforms. Under the reforms, which came into effect in September 2014,
Education Delegates at the conference

Four-fifths of disabled teachers face harassment and discrimination at the hands of head teachers and other senior managers, disabled union delegates have been told. Members of the TUC Disabled Workers Conference (pictured) heard of the “growing evidence of increasing and blatant discrimination against disabled teachers”, not only through a failure to make reasonable adjustments
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