More reactionary than radical

16th November 2012 at 00:00

The sudden increase in demand for statutory assessment before statements are abolished is sadly no surprise ("Reform panic could trigger SEN system meltdown", 9 November). The government's proposed legislation is more reactionary than radical and will result in the interests of lawyers being served more than those of learners and their beleaguered families.

Ron Babbage, Headteacher, St John's Special School and College, Bedford.

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