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Children (Special Schools)

Volume 894: debated on Monday 23 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the number of maladjusted pupils in (a) special schools or units for the maladjusted child, and (b) in ESN and other schools in England in each of the last five years; and what are his plans for encouraging local education authorities to develop the number of schools and units for the maladjusted child.

From 1970 to 1974 the number of maladjusted children in special schools and units in England was as follows:

YearSpecial Schools for Maladjusted ChildrenOther Special Schools and Units
In the round of regional conferences on special education now taking place provision for the maladjusted is one of the main issues which local education authorities are being asked to consider on a regional basis.