Study finds nearly half of excluded children have special educational needs

Channel 4 News has covered the findings published by the National Audit Office that nearly half of all children permanently excluded from school have special educational needs. The news piece includes a clip looking at the case of a 10 year old boy, Jasper, who has high functioning autism and has been excluded from every mainstream school he has attended. His mother speaks of the impact it has had on him and the need for more funding to get an educational health care plan for him.

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