A Bill that gives the Minister power to direct a school to open a special class has just been passed.
Schools will have to provide special classes for children with special educational needs from September.
A Bill that will allow the Minister to direct a school to open a special class has just been passed in the Dáil.
The National Council for Special Education has raised concerns there are insufficient schools places here.
Minister Josepha Madigan spoke in the Dáil a short while ago: