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(UK) Blacks and children with autism "more likely to be excluded" from school

Mar 16, 2018, (UK) Tes: DfE investigates why some children are more likely to be excluded than others https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/dfe-investigates-why-some-children-are-more-likely-be-excluded-others Black Caribbean boys, children with autism and those eligible for free school meals are among those most likely to be excluded from school … The move follows a Tes investigation which uncovered rocketing rates of permanent exclusions in some parts of England, with one area seeing a 300 per cent rise in just one year, and increasing concerns about off-rolling…. The review will examine why some children are more likely to be excluded than others. SEND pupils four times more likely to be excluded Children who receive special educational needs and disability support are four times more likely to be permanently excluded as their peers, while black Caribbean boys are more than three times as likely to be excluded. Other groups that are more likely to be permanently excluded include children with autism, and those who are eligible for free school meals, while boys are three times more likely to have a permanent exclusion than girls….