Children in care disproportionately subject to unexplained school exits, study finds

A third of pupils subject to “unexplained exits” from school are in the social care system, according to the largest study of the trend published today.

EPI chair David Laws said the level of unexplained moves is “disturbing”. 

More than 55,000 children have been moved out of school – and in a small number of schools with very high rates, the equivalent of an entire classroom of pupils have left in this way over five years, between 2012 and 2017.

Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People Now

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