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Special needs units risk closure in shake-up, say heads | BBC News

Plans to shake up special educational needs funding could see special units in mainstream schools close, a teaching union says.

The National Association of Head Teachers said reducing the per-place funding for such units from £10,000 to £6,000 a year would be “disastrous”.

It also said the plans would not address the wide disparity in funding for children with similar needs.

The government says it has boosted high needs funding by £90m this year.

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