Report: Poor students more likely to be expelled in Ireland

05/31/2010 | Herald.ie (Ireland)

In Ireland, more than one in 20 secondary-school students is expelled from school each year for bad behaviour -- a rate that rises to one in 10 among disadvantaged students. According to research by the National Education Welfare Board, there also is a connection between absenteeism and poor academic performance, dropping out of school and poverty.

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