Concerns over SEND funding in England

The Guardian reports on suggestions that schools in England are losing out on £1.2bn of funding for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Research by the National Education Union suggests that although the numbers of pupils with an identified SEND have increased by 33% since 2015, councils have only received a 7% increase in funding to meet pupils’ needs. The article highlights the impact this has on pupils and their families.

Date added: 15 April 2019