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Policy paper

Special educational needs information act: an analysis 2011

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This annual publication draws together data from a number of sources and supports the government's commitment to make information more widely available.

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Special educational needs information act: an analysis 2011

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Improving outcomes for children and young people is important to the ambitious vision for reform set out in ‘Support and aspiration: a new approach to special educational needs and disability’ which included wide-ranging proposals to improve outcomes for children and young people who are disabled or have special educational needs.

The information in this publication supports this vision as it will help teachers, parents, school governing bodies, local authorities and those they work with to assess the quality and efficiency of the provision they make with a view to improving those outcomes.

This is an annual publication which draws together data from a number of important public data sets and supports the government’s commitment to make information publicly available in a transparent way. It presents information at national and local levels about the characteristics and attainment of pupils with special educational needs. In addition, this year’s publication also includes, for the first time, provisional data on the numbers of disabled children.