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Deaf Support Staff Numbers Cut

Deaf children in Kirklees could be at risk of failing at school because of council cuts to support staff, according to The National Deaf Children's Society.

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Parents of deaf children fear cuts to support staff will put them at risk of failing school

Parents whose children are deaf or have impaired hearing fear that plans to cut the number of specialist teachers will put their education and future at risk.

Kirklees Council wants to reduce its teachers of the deaf by a third, which campaigners say will have a negative impact on the schooling of more than 200 youngsters.

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