As figures reveal that Suffolk ranks among the worst areas in the country for unauthorised school absences, we ask the question - have you ever taken your child out of school during term time?
Nearly three quarters of Suffolk parents still believe schools in the county should be run on a catchment area system, new survey results have revealed.
Plans have been unveiled to pump up to £45.1million into creating hundreds of special educational needs places in Suffolk, in a bid to meet soaring demand.
Families have been forced to spend thousands of pounds just to get the special support their child needs.
Suffolk's special needs provision is reportedly in "crisis" as new data reveals one third of children could not get placements within their own county.
Parents and carers can now apply for primary and secondary school places for September 2019.
Education chiefs have warned that Suffolk will need three or four new special schools in the next two years to cope with soaring demand for special education needs, as fresh data reveals the need for hundreds of spaces.
The decision to make divisive cuts on home to school transport in Suffolk has been put on hold for further scrutiny, after a call-in of the plan was upheld.
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