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  • A sum of $143 million has been allocated in the 2020/21 Estimates of Expenditure to complete construction of a special education diagnostic centre at the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) in Portland.
  • The funds will also go towards the installation of a waste water system on the property.
  • A total of three diagnostic centres are being established by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information for children with special needs.

A sum of $143 million has been allocated in the 2020/21 Estimates of Expenditure to complete construction of a special education diagnostic centre at the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) in Portland.

The funds will also go towards the installation of a waste water system on the property.

A total of three diagnostic centres are being established by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information for children with special needs.

Work started on the other facilities at Church Teachers’ College in Manchester and Sam Sharpe Teachers’ College in St. James during the previous fiscal year.

Establishment of the three diagnostic centres forms part of an overall project worth $385.5 million, being spearheaded by the National Education Trust Limited (NET).

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