Special Needs Axed

Posted on 18. Feb, 2009, in Caring for Children, Different abilities, EducationComments Off on Special Needs Axed

Last Week the Minister for Education Batt O’Keefe announced his controversial decision to cut special teacher support for over 530 children with mild general learning disabilities.  The move has unleashed a storm of protest from outraged parents and teachers across the country.  On the day the cutbacks were announced Eileen Good spoke to Tina Kennedy, a Teaching Assistant from Dublin, who explained the implications in the class room which these surprise cutbacks would bring.

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