Chief education officer Heather Duggan, a former headteacher herself, said: "Permanent exclusion
is not in the best interests of the child, and we want to do anything possible to avoid permanent exclusion
Chief Education Officer Heather Duggan, a former headteacher herself, said: "Permanent exclusion
is not in the best interests of the child and we want to do anything possible to avoid permanent exclusion
have increased slightly this year but the rate remains at around 10 pupils per 10,000 which is lower than it was in 2006/7.
She said the creation of a Pupil Inclusion Panel in September 2018 had supported over 50 students at serious risk of permanent exclusion
adding that the council's interventions since 2016 seemed to be working.
New Education Secretary Gavin Williamson faced figures that show there were 7,900 permanent exclusions
last year, up from 7,700 in 2017 and the highest figure since 2009.
That figure has risen significantly, with a parallel rise in permanent exclusions
of young children from primary school up to 20 in one year alone.
It reads: "Permanent exclusions
are given when a young person does something against the school's behaviour policy that the school and it's governing body consider so serious that the child or young person is no longer allowed to attend the school."
There 3,800 bullying in With access to mental health services increasingly difficult as CAMHS struggles to keep up, this impacts on the levels of challenging behaviour in schools, which can in turn lead to higher levels of fixed-term and permanent exclusions
Dudley has one of the highest permanent exclusion
rates in England for secondary pupils in 2014/15, at 0.49 per 100 pupils.
is seen as the route to securing specialist arrangements and specialist provision.
The study sheds light on the causes and consequences of permanent exclusion
from school in an urban children's services department in the UK and finds evidence of institutional prejudice.
. Under section 121, certain taxpayers can elect to exclude up to $125,000 of the gain on the sale or exchange of a principal residence.