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(UK) Warwickshire: Lack of school funds; 'MASSIVE INCREASE IN DEMAND FOR SPED'

April 16, 2019, Rugby Advertiser: Lack of funding putting pressure on those teaching children with special educational needs across Warwickshire https://www.rugbyadvertiser.co.uk/news/education/lack-of-funding-putting-pressure-on-those-teaching-children-with-special-educational-needs-across-warwickshire-1-8893195 Lack of funding is heaping extra pressure on teaching those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) across Warwickshire…. Council leader Cllr Izzi Seccombe (Con Stour and the Vale) said: “The concern is about the funding and the ability to deliver what we need to deliver. This has been an in-year budget pressure for us over the last 12 months. “It is not unique to Warwickshire and the big pressure is the massive increase in demand for special education needs and our ability to meet that demand in the manner than our public expect us to.” She explained there had been a great deal of lobbying to secure extra funding from central government….