(Australia) Senator calls for removal of SPED students from reg. ed

June 22, 2017, (Australia) Camden Advertiser: Children with autism are 'holding our kids back': Senator Pauline Hanson Students with disabilities should be removed from mainstream classrooms because they are putting a strain on teachers and schools, One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson has told parliament. "These kids have a right to an education by all means," Senator Hanson said. "But if there is a number of them, these children should go into a special classroom and be... given that special attention because most of the time the teachers spend so much time on them. … "We can't afford to hold our kids back: we have the rest of the world and other kids in other countries who are going ahead [in] leaps and bounds ahead of us," Senator Hanson said.