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Will education Secretary crackdown on exclusions?

Will education Secretary crackdown on exclusions?

Schools which kick out unruly pupils to boost their league table position will be held to account, the Education Secretary has said.

Damian Hinds has warned that he is prepared to change the law in order to crack down on schools with high numbers of unfair expulsions.

There has been a rise in permanent exclusions in recent years, amid concerns that teachers are using them to get rid of students who they fear will drag the school's results down.

Between 2006/7 and 2012/13, the number of permanent exclusions reduced by nearly half. However, since then it has increased and over the past three years it has risen by 40 per cent.

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