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VERY few students behave in ways that warrant their removal from schools permanently or temporarily. But there is a larger issue about the degree to which schools are responsible for the behaviour of children and young people in our society.
DIRECTOR General Sharyn O'Neill has welcomed a drop in the number of students suspended from public schools, but has called on parents and the wider community to support schools in addressing bad behaviour.