County Council to invest a record £85 million in special school places

More than 400 new special school places will be created across the county as Essex County Council strives to meet demand by investing a record £85 million. The number of young people in Essex diagnosed with autism has risen and there is growing demand for special school places.

There will be a new 70-place school in the Chelmsford area for pupils with emotional and mental health needs.

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