Families facing special education needs ‘postcode lottery’

Families seeking support for children with special educational needs face a “postcode lottery”, a report suggests.

Children from the poorest areas are less likely to get help than those in more affluent areas, the Education Policy Institute (EPI) think tank says.

Pupils have missed out on support due to remote learning and those in academy schools were less likely to be identified as needing support, it adds.

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