TITLE

Tories fail to beef up Bill's duties towards disadvantaged children

AUTHOR(S)
Carson, Gordon
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Community Care;4/6/2006, Issue 1617, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the failure of conservative members of Parliament to amend the Education and Inspections Bill to give councils more explicit duties towards disadvantaged children and those with special educational needs in Great Britain. An amendment tabled by shadow schools minister Nick Gibb would have required councils to raise the educational achievement of the most disadvantaged children.
ACCESSION #
20612247

 

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