One In Five for Sunday 2 November 2008
As the final salvos get fired in election campaigning, the National Party is copping a bit of grapeshot over its special education policy. Lobbyists from the Inclusive education action group are slating what they see as National's backtracking on the rights of disabled kids to be educated in regular classrooms. The say they're unhappy with the policy to expand special schools and encourage school satellite classes. We'll hear from National's education spokesperson, Anne Tolley and Inclusive Education Action Group co-convenor, Ian Armstrong.