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Education Triangular sign warning of a school ahead

A disabled teacher claims she was left with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by a three-year campaign of discrimination and harassment at the school where she worked. After the teacher first informed the school about her impairment, she was told that if she was a horse she would be “taken out and shot”. She also
Education Speakers at ALLFIE hustings

Campaigners have accused the Labour party of sharing the government’s appetite for segregating disabled children in special schools. Shadow minister Steve McCabe (pictured, right) was repeatedly criticised for Labour’s refusal to oppose the coalition’s policies on inclusive education, at a pre-election hustings event hosted by the Alliance for Inclusive Education. Labour and the Greens
Education Greg Clark MP

The government has announced a further delay to its proposals to restrict the funding that helps disabled students attend university, days after two young people won permission to challenge its plans in the courts. Ministers in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced this week that changes relating to “accommodation, peripherals and