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More than 4,000 children with special needs do not have school places amid funding crisis, union says

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Last updated on 3 April 2018
Thousands of children with special needs are not in school and teachers face shocking levels of violence in the classroom amid a “crisis” in education funding, teaching unions suggest. Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are paying the price for funding cuts as councils struggle to find them provision, the National Education Union (NEU) claims.