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(UK) Somerset plans for $24M (US) SPED school for 160 kids; reduce cost of outplacements

July 29, 2018, Somerset Live: Here's what Bridgwater new £18M [$24M US] specialist school may look like https://www.somersetlive.co.uk/news/somerset-news/heres-what-bridgwater-new-18m-1839532 Bridgwater residents have been given their first tentative glimpse of what their town's new £18M specialist school may look like. Somerset County Council announced its intention in May to build a new 160-place special school on Bower Lane Somerset County Council, not far from the community hospital…. Elmwood school, meanwhile, will be converted to provide more capacity at Robert Blake school. This project is part of the council's strategy to ensure pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) can be educated closer to home. …