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Why are vulnerable children more likely to be excluded at school?

1 August 2023

Dr Louise Mc Grath-Lone says that trauma can impact the behaviour of children with history in the care system; she says the danger of 'zero-tolerance policies' means that minor behavioural issues could lead to escalating sanctions and ultimately, exclusion.

Teenager completing schoolwork on a laptop at home. Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

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More: A third of children with history of social care face school exclusion; the full paper in Child Abuse and Neglect


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