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‘Huge under-funding’ of students with disability

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The Educator | 11 Jan 2017, 10:00 AM Agree 0
More than half of students with disability who need funded support at school are not getting it, new data has shown.
  • | 11 Jan 2017, 05:14 PM Agree 0
    Birmingham wants to hire himself some statisticians then, instead of asking teachers to do the data collection when they should be teaching! They don't even allow funding for the NCCD and it takes teachers away from their students. Schools cooperate with this only in the hope that the data will lead to improved funding arrangements for students with disability. The data may not be 100% accurate but it consistently shows that disability is underfunded in schools. Stop collecting data and actually do something constructive-there is enough information out there already!(See: Jan. 2016 Senate Inquiry recommendations).
  • Embi | 12 Jan 2017, 09:24 AM Agree 0
    The criteria for securing additional education support is ridiculous. My daughter only got an aide because she happened to tick the right boxes; her aide also supports three other kids in her class who desperately need additional assistance but don't meet the criteria.
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