Centre for Policy Studies

30th June 2000 at 01:00
SCHOOLS' failure to teach children to read properly is the main cause of a huge increase in the number identified as having special needs, according to a right-wing think-tank.

A pamphle for the Centre for Policy Studies claims that up to pound;7bn is being poured into the "black hole" of special needs, with little evidence of benefits.

Parliamentary questions, 21

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