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(Australia) Burns Beach: Elem school opens $2.2M unit for special needs

August 4, 2021, Govt. Media Statements: New primary education support centre for Burns Beach

• New $3 million education support centre at Burns Beach's new primary school • Burns Beach Primary School (planning name) under construction and on track to open for 2022 school year • New inclusive education support program facilities to open in 2023 • Part of McGowan Government's commitment to build and upgrade education support facilities, as part of the 2021-22 State Budget The McGowan Government today announced a new $3 million education support centre will open at Burns Beach's new primary school in time for the 2023 school year. The $3 million [$2.2M U.S.] facility will be an important addition to the new primary school when it opens next year, providing specialist education for students with disability. The building will include general classrooms, a therapy room, sensory room, teaching areas and store rooms, and will accommodate around 50 students. … Comments attributed to Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery: "I'm pleased families living in the popular suburb of Burns Beach will gain a new primary school for their children and facilities for students with disability. "It's essential students with disability are able to access the specialist support that they need and this facility will ensure students in the area can get this support close to home….

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