Commissioner mention: Call to fine schools over illegal exclusions (BBC News Online)
Schools should be heavily fined if they falsify registers to cover up illegal exclusions, the children's commissioner for England, Maggie Atkinson, says.
Commissioner mention: Schools tricking Ofsted inspectors by sending problem pupils home (The Independent)
Illegal practices uncovered during investigation - which includes a survey of 1,000 teachers.
Commissioner mention: Schools should be fined for illegally excluding pupils, inquiry finds (The Guardian)
Children's commissioner says illegal exclusions are 'source of shame to education system'.
Commissioner mention: Thousands of students are being illegally excluded (SecEd)
The scale of illegal exclusions across England's schools has been revealed in a report that says the education of thousands of children is being affected by the practice.
Commissioner mention: Gap in pupil exclusions highlighted (Daily Express)
In a new report on school exclusions Dr Maggie Atkinson warned that there is an "unacceptably high" link between a pupil's background and their chances of being permanently excluded from school.
Commissioner mention: Boys and children with special needs are 'still much more likely to be expelled from school' (Daily Mail)
Children with special educational needs are still much more likely to be expelled from school than their classmates, according to the Children's Commissioner.
Commissioner mention: Boys Three Times More Likely To Be Expelled Than Girls (Huffington Post UK)
Boys and youngsters with special educational needs are still much more likely to be expelled from school than their classmates, the Children's Commissioner said today.
Commissioner mention: Schools ‘expelling too many ethnic minority boys’ (Daily Telegraph)
Head teachers should carefully audit behaviour policies to ensure they do not clash with equalities legislation and lead to certain groups being unfairly targeted, it is claimed.