Mum’s plea to keep teachers for deaf

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THE concerns of almost 5,000 people have persuaded councillors to review proposals to reduce the number of teachers supporting deaf children in Kirklees.

A mother of two deaf children made a heart-felt plea as she presented Kirklees councillors with a 4,470 name petition at a full council meeting.

Jayne Fenton is also the chairwoman of the Kirklees Deaf Children’s Society and she spoke about how vital teachers of the deaf were, not only to her, but to children across Kirklees.


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