Archive: School Discipline

School attendance is closely linked to educational attainment

Truants' parents face benefits fine

Parents of truanting children are to be fined from their child benefit under new measures to increase school attendance announced today.

Opinion Former Articles


    School discipline called into question

    A "serious problem with discipline" continues to exist in Britain's schools, the Tories have claimed, after figures showed 90,000 pupils were suspended for attacking teachers and classmates last year.

  • A new report has said too many teachers have their careers ruined by being suspended unnecessarily

    Government called on to 'back' teachers

    Teachers facing accusations of misconduct should always be presumed innocent until proven guilty, an influential committee of MPs said today.

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