Why Hundreds Of Five Year Olds Are Being Suspended From School.

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21 Nov 2019 · 10 minutes

Why Hundreds Of Five Year Olds Are Being Suspended From School.
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In Australia kids start school when they're four or five. It's exciting and new, and can take some adjusting. ⁠

But what if we told you hundreds of these kids are being suspended from school, and a disproportionate number are children recently diagnosed with a disability.⁠

Today we find out why.

CREDITS 

Host/Producer: Gemma Bath 

Executive Producer: Elle Beattie 

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri 

Thanks to our special guest:

Education Editor at the Sydney Morning Herald, Jordan Baker wrote the article that prompted this episode: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/it-doesn-t-make-sense-more-than-600-kindy-kids-suspended-last-year-20191115-p53b42.html

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