Written Answers. - Post Primary School Places.

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asked the Minister for Education his present policy for the placement of pupils from special classes in primary schools into post-primary education opportunities; and whether he envisages improved links between the two strata.

The question of making provision in post-primary schools along similar lines to that made by means of special classes in primary schools for children with mild mental handicap is under examination in my Department. I propose to have particular attention given to this matter.