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Headteachers want to reduce disruption in the classroom. But there is a cost.
Sally Weale, journalist, visits Blackpool PRU with The Difference.
At the launch of Joseph Rowntree Foundation's state of the nation report, UK Poverty 2017, the Chair of the Education Select Committee Robert Halfon MP gave the keynote address, identifying the importance of education and equal access.
New report uncovers rising numbers of exclusions of children from marginalised backgrounds
Excluded children cost the Government £2.1bn every year, while permanent exclusions have risen 40% in the last 3 years
As the number of pupils being permanently excluded from England's schools has risen by a third over three years, Ben, who was expelled at 13, tells his story in his own words.
UK charity aims to recruit and develop teachers specially to help vulnerable pupils at risk of exclusion
Half Of Expelled School Pupils 'Suffer From Mental Health Problems', Say Analysts
Half of pupils who are expelled from school have a mental health issue, researchers have claimed.
IPPR thinktank says permanently excluded children in England face significant disadvantage because of ‘broken system’