Black pupils 'more likely to be diagnosed with special needs'

Joe Lepper
Friday, February 15, 2019

Black pupils are more likely to be identified as having special educational needs, a study has found.

Black Caribbean pupils, including those with mixed heritage, are twice as likely to be identified as having a social, emotional or mental health need as their white British peers. Picture: Pixelheadphoto/Shutterstock
Black Caribbean pupils, including those with mixed heritage, are twice as likely to be identified as having a social, emotional or mental health need as their white British peers. Picture: Pixelheadphoto/Shutterstock

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