Excluded pupils go missing

A government funded study of the fate of young people
permanently excluded from school lost touch with more than a
quarter of its sample within two years of their exclusion.

Of the remainder about half of the young people were in
education, training or employment and about half admitted to
Young white people who had been excluded were more likely than
excluded young black people to be out of education, training and
employment after two years, and more likely to be offending. 26 per
cent of the sample were known to have passed a GCSE.  www.dfes.gov.uk/research


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