An Auckland mother is concerned a Government-run school transport service is not supporting Covid-19 prevention measures like maintaining bubbles for special needs students, Stuff reports. Tracey Elder’s daughter, who has Down syndrome, uses the Ministry of Education’s Specialised School Transport Assistance (SESTA) scheme to get to and from Sommerville Special School, but recently ended up being shuttled in a taxi with a student from another school. While she has had both doses of Covid vaccine, she is still at risk due to a heart defect which required surgery when she was five-months-old.
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