My examination of the House of Commons Education Committee’s first report into SEND for 2019-20 can be found on ALLFIE’s website: https://www.allfie.org.uk/news/briefing/education-committee-send-report/
For the last 18 months or so, I have been working for ALLFIE on a research project funded by Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning (DRILL) into the effectiveness of Accessibility Plans in secondary schools. My findings and reflections on the negative and potentially devastating impact of ineffective Accessibility Plans on Disabled children and their families are due to be published next year.
For full news article, see ALLFIE website: https://www.allfie.org.uk/news/inclusion-now/inclusion-now-54/coming-soon-what-we-have-learned-about-accessibility-plans/
Schools incentivised “to be less inclusive, by making them reluctant to admit or keep pupils with SEND who can be costly to support.”
My briefing on the NAO report can be found on the ALLFIE website: https://www.allfie.org.uk/news/briefing/allfie-response-to-the-national-audit-office-report-on-sen-support-in-mainstream/?fbclid=IwAR3svx8BNafe2FR_eNlO1PXDGTTY5gNLSXkgCj0yM0bkQTZVGqjUQAr1868