Integration in Progress: Pupils with special needs in mainstream schools

Barbara Lee, Zenta Henkhuzens

01 December 1996

How are pupils with special educational needs being educated in mainstream schools?

Has the provision been affected by external factors such as

  • pressures on resources?
  • competition between schools?
  • parental choice?

An NFER project was funded by the Local Education Authorities to investigate the position for pupils with special needs in mainstream schools in the mid-1990s and information and views were sought from LEA representatives, staff in mainstream secondary schools and a number of pupils and parents.

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