In light of Lorraine Peterson’s talk this morning, in which she referred to the review of SEN currently being undertaken by the Coalition government, I thought this would be of interest – Lorraine herself features toward the end of the article:
SEN review set to be most significant ‘since Warnock’
News | Published in The TES on 25 June, 2010 | By: Kerra Maddern
Sir Bob Balchin, who led last Tory overhaul of sector, says Teather investigation will have ‘serious consequences’
A review of special educational needs provision in England will result in the most radical changes to the system for 30 years, the educationalist who led the last Conservative overhaul has said.
The review, which was announced last week, will look at why one in five pupils is now officially labelled as having special needs, and how to pay for the costly extra support they need.