Non-attendance a symptom of wider problem
Published 31/05/2010 | 05:00
SUSPENSIONS and non-attendance at school are symptoms of wider problems in school and society.
All too often they result in early school-leaving, which ends up costing the individual and society more in the long run.
Early school-leavers were the subject of a significant but little-noticed report published last week by the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Education and Science.