Fair Funding? LEA policies and methods for funding additional and special needs - and schools' responses

Jennifer Evans, Frances Castle, Mairi Ann6Cullen

01 December 2001

This report relates to research commissioned by the Local Government Association as part of its Educational Research Programme, and undertaken by NFER. It concerns local education authority policy and practice as regards the distribution of budgets to mainstream schools with respect to their pupils with special and additional educational needs; it builds on a series of NFER Membership Programme studies completed during the 1990s.

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