There was a rise in the number of children suspended from primary schools in England in the last academic year. Fixed-term exclusions rose to 45,010 in 2013-14 from 37,870 the previous year. Government statisticians described this rise as “considerable”. They said it was driven by more assaults against pupils and adults, and more persistent disruptive behaviour.
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