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By Joe Lepper |
15 February 2019
Black pupils are more likely to be identified as having special educational needs, a study has found.
Councils are spending hundreds of millions of pounds a year on providing basic support such as wheelchairs and therapy for children with special needs which should be paid for by the health service, MPs have warned.
By Joanne Parkes |
14 February 2019
Community leaders including sports coaches and youth workers are to be offered specialist training to have "safe conversations" with young people, aimed at combating knife crime.
A unit working to prevent children from being taken into care by supporting their substance-misusing parents, is to reopen after a group of private backers agreed funding.
London mayor Sadiq Khan is ploughing £1.1m into an expansion of fire cadet units across the capital.
Around a quarter of councils are planning cuts in children's care services this year as they struggle to cope with austerity and rising demand, a survey has found.
By Gabriella Jozwiak |
13 February 2019
Deaf children are falling a whole grade behind their hearing classmates, prompting a charity to warn of a "lost generation".
Early years providers are urged to take part in a government-backed initiative which aims to cut stressors that are "taking their toll" on the workforce.
12 February 2019
An MP is pushing for changes in the law to allow tougher sentencing in child cruelty cases.
Disadvantaged young people, including those with disabilities, will be hardest hit if post-Brexit funding is not secured for the Erasmus+ programme, peers are warning.
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