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MAKING THE DIFFERENCE BREAKING THE LINK BETWEEN SCHOOL EXCLUSION AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION

Kiran Gill, with Harry Quilter-Pinner and Danny Swift October 2017

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Preface..............................................................................................................................5 Key terms..........................................................................................................................6 Summary........................................................................................................................... 7 60-second summary...................................................................................................... 7 Key findings........................................................................................................ 7 Recommendations............................................................................................ 8 Introduction.....................................................................................................................9 1. What is exclusion and how many children does it affect? ............................10 1.1 What is exclusion?..................................................................................... 10 1.2 How many children does exclusion affect?......................................... 12 1.3 Conclusions................................................................................................ 15 2. Who gets excluded and why?....................................................................................16 2.1 The demographics of exclusion.............................................................. 16 2.2 Complex needs...........................................................................................17 2.3 Explaining the rise in exclusions........................................................... 19 2.4 Conclusions............................................................................................... 20 3. What happens to excluded children and what is the cost to society?.......21 3.1 The social cost of exclusion ................................................................... 21 3.2 The economic cost of exclusion ........................................