The Blame Game is the latest report released by Commissioner Helen Connolly examining the findings from her School Exclusions project in which 400 South Australian children and young people and their families, shared their views on the impact of education exclusion. The report examines the perspectives of these children and their families and found that they differ significantly from those of teachers and schools with students often perceiving exclusion, including suspensions, expulsions and being excluded from a classroom, as a form of punishment for situations that are often exacerbated by factors that are beyond their own control. 

Read the full media release here.
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