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News: Permanent and fixed-period exclusions on the rise

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DfE data shows that the rate of fixed-period and permanent exclusions in schools rose slightly last year. Permanent disruptive behaviour was the most common reason for exclusion overall, and physical assault against an adult was the second most cited reason for exclusion from primary schools.

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