Education Minister James Merlino has pledged to tackle “school gatekeeping” – where students with disabilities are steered away from a particular school – describing it as an “ugly lottery” for parents.
Mr Merlino said the Victorian government’s $1.6 billion changes to student disability funding – which was announced in the 2020 state budget and will be rolled out in 340 schools this year – would ensure every school was “truly inclusive” for students with disabilities.Read full story... (off-site)
- Education, Training, Early Intervention
- Jewel Topsfield
- The Age
- Date published:
- Mon 8th Feb, 2021