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What do kids like and dislike about school? This is why it matters – and we can do something about it

A third of students say they don’t like school, and that dislike often begins around the time they enter high school. But the reasons they give point the way to solutions to this problem.
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School refusal is not the same as wagging

School refusal is a serious difficulty for many students, but it is often ignored in policies for increasing school attendance.
What stops children from wanting to go to school? AAP

Pushed out or pulled out? Why kids don’t want to go to school

Prime minister Tony Abbott has set a new goal of closing the gap for Indigenous school attendance within five years, saying a failure to properly educate children is “one of the worst forms of neglect…

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