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If your kid is bullied and hurt on school grounds, can you sue the school?

The Victorian state government was recently reported to be investigating whether it could make it easier for bullying victims to sue schools. This was prompted by the case of a 13-year-old boy who had to undergo surgery after being bullied at a private school in 2016. All forms of bullying have the potential to create [...]

By |2019-06-03T13:42:24+11:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bullying|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why Suspending or Expelling Students Can Do More Harm Than Good

The number of students being suspended or expelled from Australian schools is “skyrocketing”, according to news reports. These note a 10% increase in suspensions over two years at NSW primary schools and that students in south-western Sydney are being suspended more than four times as often as students in other parts of the city. Suspension and [...]