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Written Answers - Special Educational Needs

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 760 No. 3

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 245.  Deputy Finian McGrath Information on Finian McGrath Zoom on Finian McGrath  asked the Minister for Education and Skills Information on Ruairí Quinn Zoom on Ruairí Quinn  if he will end the proposed reduction in provision for special needs students at exam time (details supplied). [16943/12]

Minister for Education and Skills (Deputy Ruairí Quinn): Information on Ruairí Quinn Zoom on Ruairí Quinn The State Examinations Commission has statutory responsibility for operational matters relating to the certificate examinations including organising the holding of examinations, determining procedures in places where examinations are conducted including the supervision of examinations and making arrangements for the marking of work presented for examination.

In view of this I have forwarded the Deputy's query to the State Examinations Commission for direct reply to him.

Question No. 246 answered with Question No. 227.

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