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(UK) Suffolk: $688K to expand special school; "shortfall of SPED places available"

July 18, 2021, East Anglian Daily Times: Suffolk school's new SEND teaching unit to be ready by autumn https://www.eadt.co.uk/news/education/exning-primary-send-unit-progress-8154908 SE England

Improvements for Special Educational Needs (SEND) pupils at a Suffolk school are on course to be completed this autumn. The £500,000 [$688K U.S.] project at Exning Primary School will provide a large activity space, breakout spaces, a group room and will also benefit from an outdoor canopy covering both hard and soft play areas…. With a shortfall of special education places available across the county, this new facility is part of the SEND capital programme provided by Suffolk County Council to help accommodate more children with SEND and allow them to have the opportunity to be educated closer to home. …