Hinds asks heads how to solve special-needs budget squeeze

Schools are facing “knock-on pressure” as demand for special-needs support rises, England’s Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, has admitted to head teachers.

Speaking at the National Association of Head Teachers annual conference, Mr Hinds asked for their advice on changes to special-needs funding.

NAHT general secretary Paul Whiteman called the current picture “bleak”.

But he added: “The solution is simple – more money from the Treasury.”

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