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Special educational needs: a contextualised perspective

By Ruth Lupton, Martin Thrupp and Ceri Brown


The paper examines variations in the extent of special education needs (SEN) in different socio-economic contexts, drawing on data from 46 English primary schools. It examines the implications of variations in SEN for individual pupils and for school organisation and processes. It reviews funding allocations for SEN and what they mean for the provision of support in different settings

Topics: LC Special aspects of education
Publisher: Routledge on behalf of the Society for Educational Studies
Year: 2010
DOI identifier: 10.1080/00071005.2010.500607
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Provided by: LSE Research Online
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