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Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act (asp 7) which received Royal Assent on 25 June 2009

Section 23: Collection of data on additional support needs

61.Section 23 inserts new section 27A into the 2004 Act which specifies the information that must be collected from education authorities and published on an annual basis by the Scottish Ministers. This information must include the number of children and young people with additional support needs for whose school education the authority are responsible, the principal factors giving rise to those additional support needs, the types of support provided and the cost of providing that support.

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