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(UK) Royal Borough: $1.6M overspend in SPED; plans made for 4 'resource bases'

Aug 28, 2020, Royal Borough Observer: New £1.2million plan to educate children with special needs in the Royal Borough https://www.windsorobserver.co.uk/news/18682783.new-1-2million-plan-educate-children-special-needs-royal-borough/ An ambitious plan to attach 'resource bases' for children with special needs at four schools across the Royal Borough has been agreed by councillors. At last night's cabinet meeting members unanimously supported the £1.227million [$1.6M U.S.] plan to establish the bases at Dedworth Green First and Middle Schools in Windsor and at Furze Platt Primary School, Maidenhead by September 2021 - with the remaining two to be set up at Wraysbury Primary School and South Ascot Village Primary School by September 2022…. He said: "At the heart of this we are supporting disadvantaged children who are vulnerable. "We are doing everything we possibly can to ensure that their life chances are maximised."…