Scottish school exclusions over weapon attacks at five-year high

Scottish school exclusions over weapon attacks at five-year high
 

The number of Scottish school exclusions or physical assaults involving weapons or improvised weapons has risen to a five-year high.
Figures for 2016/17 showed there were 311 instances of a pupil being excluded for using a weapon to assault another pupil or member of staff.
There were a further 428 incidents involving improvised weapons.
The Scottish government said it was working with schools and local authorities on anti-violence campaigns.
The Scottish Conservatives said the increase would "horrify" parents, and demonstrated a problem with discipline in classrooms.
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7 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 60
Source: BBC
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