Chris Lowe's "exclusions minefield"

15th December 2000 at 00:00
Chris Lowe's "exclusions minefield" (TES, December 1) tells only half the story. Heads should be aware that exclusions for violence, threatened violence, racial harassment, sexual harassment or bullying, can be justified because failure to act decisively could lead to a claim by the victim's parents under the Human Rights Act.

David Hart General secretary National Association of Head Teachers Haywards Heath, West Sussex

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