Crisis in special educational needs drives parents to court

Court appeals against Send decisions rose to 6,374 in 2018-19, almost double the number recorded three years earlier. Photograph: Linda Nylind/The Observer A funding shortfall for children with special educational needs has led to a surge in court appeals, as families turn to legal action to secure extra help from cash-strapped councils. With a 26% […]

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Top Republican drafting bill to protect special counsel

US Senator Lindsey Graham has said he is drafting legislation to stop any attempt by the Trump administration to fire Russia investigator Bob Mueller. President Donald Trump has questioned the neutrality of Mr Mueller, who was appointed to investigate Russian interference in the US election. He has also blamed Attorney General Jeff Sessions for Mr […]

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FCC Re-Regulation of “Special Access” Services Will Hurt Investment and Economy

Washington, D.C. (PRESS RELEASE – June 30, 2009) – A variety of special interests are calling upon the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to re-instate stringent price regulation for dedicated broadband transmission circuits (“special access” services), thus reversing the successful, decade-long policy — which began under President Clinton — that has enabled investment and innovation in […]

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FCC Re-Regulation of “Special Access” Services Will Hurt Investment and Economy

Washington, D.C. (PRESS RELEASE – June 30, 2009) – A variety of special interests are calling upon the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to re-instate stringent price regulation for dedicated broadband transmission circuits (“special access” services), thus reversing the successful, decade-long policy — which began under President Clinton — that has enabled investment and innovation in […]

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