Parents can sue over bullying

20th October 2000 at 01:00
PARENTS should know they have the right to take schools to court if staff fail to deal with bullying of their children, says a legal guide.

Issued by the National Family and Parenting Institute, the new guide also warns parents could be prsecuted if their child fails to attend school or truants.

The Prime Minister's wife, Cherie Booth QC, will be launching the new guide on Monday, at the start of the first annual parents' week. For more details, see www.nfpi.org.


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