additional support needs
Inclusive education agenda welcomed, but undermined by cuts
Budget cuts have damaged the education of those with additional support needs, MSPs argue
BUDGET CUTS in Scottish education mean that school pupils in Scotland with additional support needs (ASN) are being short-changed, argued opposition MSPs in a Holyrood debate on Thursday afternoon.
Number of children with additional support needs rises while staff and spending levels fall
The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition says the next Scottish budget must address the imbalance of ASN support
THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN in Scotland with additional support needs (ASN) is rising, while local authority spending and the number of qualified teachers has fallen, new figures from the Scottish Government have shown.