Special schools gain status

7th July 2006 at 01:00
Fourteen schools for pupils with learning and physical disabilities were given specialist status this week. About pound;100,000 a year extra will go to the specialist SEN schools for outreach work and to share their expertise, particularly with nearby mainstream schools.

The announcement follows the naming of 12 "trailblazer" SEN specialist schools last year. Lord Adonis, schools minister, also awarded specialist statusto a further 100 secondary schools.

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