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(UK) High percent Welsh SPED students being suspended

May 13, 2019, Wales Online: Too many children with special educational needs are being suspended in Bridgend, claims councillor https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/many-children-special-educational-needs-16265879 A county councillor in Bridgend is calling for more to be done to prevent school children with special educational needs (SEN) from being suspended. The latest figures show 50% of pupils with statements of Special Educational Need who had been excluded from school in Bridgend county were excluded on more than one occasion…. Pupil level annual school census (PLASC) figures show that in January 2018 there were 379 children with statements of SEN in the county. And out of that number 32 pupils had been excluded with 16 of those having been excluded more than once. …